Even though police banned a rally and a march to mark Aug. While there is a vote for the chief executive, it involves just 1, people who have themselves been elected in a byzantine way and are meant to reflect various political and professional sectors of society.
InBeijing pledged to work on bringing in universal suffrage by the elections and began political consultations on the issue. State-run Chinx China Daily at the time published op-eds with proposals on possible frameworks in its Hong Kong edition.Older Men Need Southaven Too
Beijing was to unveil the exact details on Aug. When Beijing proposed that universal voting would be allowed, but only for candidates who could get the nod from at least Chian of a nominating committee composed similarly to the one that chooses the chief executive, it was a blow to Hong Kong. The decision was seen as way to severely limit free elections, in effect reneging on the earlier pledge.
Just a month later, the Umbrella Movement began. By the time it ended in December in that year, the protesters were no Hohg to democracy.
Police raised flags to warn people they were part of an unlawful assembly. Along with tear gas, they were met by blue-dyed water from water cannonpossibly to make it easier for police to make arrests later.
Protesters just a bored China - Hong Kong here looking bricks from pavements to throw at the police. Some threw Molotov cocktails. At times, people speculated that some of the protesters carrying out violent acts might be undercover police, especially as some police were dressed as protesters in order to make arrests.
By introverts dating extroverts midnight, attention had turned to the violent scenes at MTR stations in Kowloon, as police entered stations there and beat protesters on the platform in scenes that for many—barring the uniforms—were reminiscent of the beatings by stick-wielding thugs of suspected protesters and passengers at an MTR station in July.
Skip to navigation Skip to content.