Chinese forces show off power as Hong Kong gears up for protests

Critics speculate this is a deliberate ploy by China to make its presence felt in Hong Kong and a reminder that Beijing holds the ultimate authority over this former British territory.

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    More mass protests are expected in Hong Kong.

    Monday being the 22nd anniversary of the British handover to Chinese rule, traditional pro-democracy anniversary demonstrations are expected to be much larger this year.

    Millions have already marched against the proposed law to allow extradition to China.

    On the other hand, China's army has opened its doors to mark the occasion.

     

    Al Jazeera's Sarah Clarke reports from Hong Kong.


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