Pro-Democracy Protests Continue in Hong Kong

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“Pro-democracy” demonstrators continue to pack the streets of Hong Kong in the thousands, defying local police who have fired tear gas to disperse the crowds. The protesters are calling on Beijing to make good on a promise to allow Hong Kong to choose its next leader without interference.

Mei Fong is a fellow at the New America Foundation, a Washington DC-based think-tank. She’s also a former Hong Kong correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, and won a Pulitzer for her coverage of China.

Credits

Guest:
Mei Fong - New America Foundation - @meifongwriter

Host:
Matt Miller

Producers:
Evan George, Benjamin Gottlieb, Jenny Hamel