The coronavirus outbreak has only heightened Hong Kong’s hostility towards Beijing | Ilaria Maria Sala

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The street protests might be less well attended now, but resentment against the authorities is still growing

The coronavirus outbreak hit Hong Kong as the territory was still reeling from months of political unrest. Last year, the mass protests that started after the special administrative region’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, attempted to introduce an extradition bill with mainland China evolved into nightly confrontations between police and demonstrators. Protesters were arrested in their thousands.

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