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Four arrested after violence at thousands-strong rally over Beijing’s review of Basic Law

4 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
he response in Hong Kong to Beijing's assertion of authority was a street protest characterized by the South China Morning Post as “4,000 strong.” Violence erupted as police used pepper spray and some protesters allegedly hurled bricks, leading to four arrests.
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the publication's newsletter, app, and website. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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