July 1, 1997. Handover of Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of China which becomes a Special Administrative Region (SAR) in China.
Fall 2014. “Umbrella Revolution” to defend direct universal suffrage in legislative elections. The government is not giving in.
Spring-fall 2019. Unprecedented protests against an extradition and democracy law that have gathered millions of Hong Kongers in the streets for months. The authorities are not giving in.
July 1, 2020. Imposition by Beijing of the law on national security which paralyzes the entire political system of the territory and suppresses the democratic opposition.