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What China’s May 4th Movement can tell us about Hong Kong protests: listen to the people

By Eric Tindall On May 4 1919, several thousand students gathered in front of the Gate of Heavenly Peace in Beijing. Their demand? That formerly-German territories in Shandong be returned to China instead of handed over to Japan as the Treaty of Versailles stipulated. The demonstration, as well as the weeks of ensuing protests, publications […]