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Will Hong Kong be the spark for a wider revolt?

6 August 2019

4:35 PM

6 August 2019

4:35 PM

Hong Kong demonstrations are the fuse, and many in the Beijing dictatorship – those who know the history of revolutions – are understandably afraid. Many would remember October 1956, for instance.

The 1956 Hungarian Revolution against Soviet-imposed communist oppression began with university students drawing up a 10-point list of reasonable demands for freedoms.

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