LA's Hong Kongers March In Solidarity With Protesters Back Home

High school students cover their right eye as they hold up their phone torches while attending a rally at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong on August 22, 2019.
High school students cover their right eye as they hold up their phone torches while attending a rally at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong on August 22, 2019.
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This past weekend, hundreds marched in Santa Monica in solidarity with protesters in Hong Kong. It’s been 20 weeks since Hong Kongers began their fight against a bill they say would cede too much power to China.

One Hong Kong expat in Los Angeles explains why she’s been joining the local protests.