Celebrations in Beijing, Violence in Hong Kong: 2 Very Different Scenes
By NOOR GILL | Oct. 1, 2019 | 1:11
One of the largest parades in modern Chinese history took place in Beijing to celebrate National Day. At the same time, violent protests broke out in the streets of Hong Kong in a challenge to China’s rule. Here’s what these dueling events looked like.
While Beijing celebrated the 70th anniversary of Communist rule on Tuesday, some of the worst violence yet in Hong Kong’s protests against China’s influence was breaking out in the streets.
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 2, 2019