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Don’t compare America’s riots to Hong Kong

6 June 2020

12:13 AM

6 June 2020

12:13 AM

As soon as the unrest began in Minneapolis, the inevitable comparisons with Hong Kong began.

We saw throngs of masked demonstrators take to the streets holding placards and chanting slogans while police in riot gear discharged rubber bullets, pepper spray and tear gas. We saw skirmishes in which protesters were pinned to the ground with excessive force.

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