First, for background on Hong Kong, watch the short BBC explainer Tea, Drugs, and War: Hong Kong’s British history explained:

Second, watch the documentary from PBS Frontline “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.