Accessibility links

Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Movement Gathers on Anniversary of Beijing’s Takeover

  • Martin Secrest

As Hong Kong marks its 18th year under Chinese rule, political divisions in the colony still run deep. On one side, lawmakers and activists who are loyal to Beijing and its policies. And on the other, longtime residents and students who want the right to elect their own leaders, without oversight from the mainland government. VOA’s Martin Secrest takes a closer look at this often bitter dispute.