people setting flowers at a memorial in Hong Kong

Hong Kong mourns the end of its way of life as China cracks down on dissent

"It's like watching a patient with cancer finally die." Hong Kongers grapple with the loss of their city.

A woman lights a candle at a makeshift memorial in Hong Kong commemorating the death of a protester who opposed a proposed extradition bill that would have allowed suspected criminals to be sent to mainland China. The light boxes say, “RIP One Country, Two Systems” and “RIP rule of law.”

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