‘Our resistance will continue’: Pro-democracy activists vow to fight China crackdown


Source: sbs.com.au

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Hong Kong's democracy camp will continue to fight China's crackdown on political freedoms, activists vowed after a devastating month of election disqualifications, arrests for social media posts and protest figures fleeing overseas. Democracy advocates have come under sustained attack since Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law on Hong Kong last month - a move China's leaders described as a "sword" hanging over the head of its critics. The ensuing weeks have radically transformed a city used to speaking its mind and supposedly guaranteed certain freedoms and autonomy in a "One Country, Two Systems" deal agreed ahead of its 1997...