First, for background on Hong Kong, watch the short BBC explainer Tea, Drugs, and War: Hong Kong’s British history explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AxGm2eR9Og

Second, watch the documentary from PBS Frontline “Battle for Hong Kong” ( https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/battle-for-hong-kong/ )

Answer the following Discussion Board question in 200-500 words:

  • Do you think protests like this should be allowed in a democracy? Why or why not?
  • Do you think protests are effective? Explain. 
    • does it matter if it is happening in a democracy or in a non-democracy?

Respond to at least two of your classmates posts thoughtfully and in depth.