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Special Report: The influence of Christians in the Hong Kong riots

Wed Sep 4, 2019 - 6:22 pm EST

In This Episode

In today’s special report, Jonathon Van Maren speaks with Alessandra Bocchi, a journalist who just returned from Hong Kong, about the protests happening there. The extradition bill was rescinded today, but Bocchi doesn’t necessarily think this will completely quell the protestors.


The Hong Kong protests started months ago as a peaceful demonstration against an extradition bill passed by the Hong Kong government. The people of Hong Kong are concerned the authoritarian government will use this extradition policy to bring individuals accused of political crimes back to mainland China. Amazingly, according to Bocchi, the protests aren’t organized by a single person, but were more of a spontaneous combustion. Extraordinarily, everyone has been, and continue to be, on the same page as the protests and demands develop. 

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