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Entry from June 19, 2019
“Tyranny is never invincible”

Nearly two million people protested in Hong Kong on June 16, 2019 against an extradition bill to send people from Hong Kong to mainland China for legal proceedings. A large protest sign stated: “TYRANNY IS NEVER INVINCIBLE.”


Wikipedia: 2019 Hong Kong extradition bill protests
The 2019 Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests are a series of demonstrations in Hong Kong and other cities around the world, demanding the withdrawal of the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019 proposed by the Government of Hong Kong. It is feared that the bill would cause the city to open up to mainland Chinese law and that people from Hong Kong could become subject to a different legal system.
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On 15 June 2019, the bill was indefinitely delayed by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam. However, she also made it clear in her remarks that the bill was simply being delayed, not withdrawn. This led to a protest suicide at Pacific Place a few hours later. Another mass protest, urging the government to withdraw the bill and for Lam to step down as chief executive started from Victoria Park on 16 June 2019.

According to organisers, nearly two million people are estimated to have attended the June 16 protests. If the claims are accurate, it would be the largest protest in Hong Kong’s history.

AP
Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters
By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN and ELAINE KURTENBACH
June 16, 2019
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city’s top leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony.

Nearly 2 million of the city’s 7 million people turned out, according to estimates by protest organizers.
("TYRANNY IS NEVER INVINCIBLE” is shown on a sign.—ed.)

The Epoch Times
CHINESE REGIME
Hong Kong Leader Apologizes as Nearly 2 Million Protest Extradition Bill
BY EPOCH TIMES STAFF
June 16, 2019 Updated: June 16, 2019
Organizers of the protest said that nearly 2 million Hong Kongers turned out for the protest on June 16.
(...) (Photo caption.—ed.)
One protester holds up a sign that reads “Tyranny Is Never Invincible,” in a reference to the Hong Kong government under leader Carrie Lam on June 16, 2019. Another protester holds up a sign in red, with the Chinese characters “Children Are Not Rioters.” (Yu Gang/The Epoch Times)

Twitter
Shelley Zhang
@shelzhang
Sign says “Tyranny is never invincible”
5:58 AM - 16 Jun 2019

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John Posey
@urbansportsblog
Message for trump
“Tyranny is never invincible”
1:03 PM - 16 Jun 2019

Twitter
Scott Linnen
@ScottLinnen
Replying to @holachola
Over 1,000,000 in the streets tonight. Standing up to ...MEGA CHINA.
My husband just left Hong Kong for business in Ho Chi Minh City. He said it is a sea of humanity in every direction. “Tyranny is never invincible” “Stop shooting our children” were signs that stood out.
2:31 PM - 16 Jun 2019

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John M Knox ➡️
@johnmknox1
TYRANNY IS NEVER INVINCIBLE - Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters
3:53 PM - 17 Jun 2019

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