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Timeline: Hong Kong’s July 1 carnival of dissent – how 17 years of protest demands fell silent

Officially, July 1 marks the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule in 1997. Traditionally, it was also a day for tens – or even hundreds – of thousands of Hongkongers to take their diverse demands and grievances to the streets. From pro-democracy groups to labour unions, from LGBT+ rights advocates to artists wielding […]