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Friday, Nov 27, 2020

Opinion | 'It is a war here now.' Inside Hong Kong's fight for freedom.

What began as a series of peaceful protests against a proposed law to allow the Hong Kong government to extradite residents to mainland China has become a de facto war about the future of democracy. After nearly six months of resistance, who are the Hong Kongers keeping this seemingly impossible fight alive? Producer Parjanya Christian Holtz follows a teacher, a student and a tech worker who have sacrificed thousands of hours — and dollars — for the movement.

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