RALLYING AGAINST VIOLENCE

2019-09-09 16:01:20 Beijing Review 2019年36期

People wave flags during an event organized by the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association to unite families in their call for order and harmony in the Ocean Park, south Chinas Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, on August 24.

The event took place amid two-month-long protests in Hong Kong.

The demonstrations and violent protests have severely impacted Hong Kongs rule of law, social order and economy, as well as the well-being of the people and Hong Kongs international image, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a press briefi ng on August 27.