Hong Kong’s long game to secure democracy

Protests continue to grow after nearly three months of unrest in the territory.

Anti-extradition protesters react after tear gas was fired at them by police during clashes in Wong Tai Shin area in Hong Kong, China, 05 August 2019. Hong Kong is in the midst of a citywide strike fo

Hong Kong is bracing for more protests this weekend as nearly three months of pro-democracy demonstrations show no signs of ending any time soon.

On this week’s episode of The Take, we explore the roots of the city’s pro-democracy movement, the old demands that have long gone unanswered and how today’s youth are looking to Bruce Lee in their strategy to secure political reform.

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The team:

Priyanka Tilve produced this episode with Alexandra Locke, Morgan Waters, Amy Walters, Ney Alvarez, and Malika Bilal. Natalia Aldana is the social media producer. And Graelyn Brashear is Al Jazeera’s Head of Audio.

Special thanks to Rob McBride and Joel Lawrence.


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Source: Al Jazeera