Good morning class. Today we're going to talk about China, and why you never, never should. For the people of Hong Kong, the story of their strife with China began in March of 2019, when the introduction of the Fugitive Offenders amendment bill by the Hong Kong government triggered widespread panic overconcerns that China could subject Hong Kong to its draconian laws and crippling human rights record. Some more. Hong Kong and China… It's complicated! The British gave Hong Kong, a formerly British-controlled territory as part of the aftermath of (throws a dart at history) the Opium Wars, back to the Chinese government in 1997, which everyone's regretted ever since. I'll put aside my lack of confidence in Vox's editorial standards to let them explain this mess: But for most of the Western world, the story of Hong Kong began in October of 2019, when an e-sports contestant going by the handle of "Blitzchung" took the opportunity of winning a game of Hearthstone to make a political statement in…
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