Hong Kong has been part of China for 22 years now, but for some reason the people there are angry at this fact and are now rioting in the name of democracy. The rioters even took over Hong Kong’s parliament building and vandalized it.
Hundreds of protesters swarmed into Hong Kong’s legislature Monday night, defacing portraits of lawmakers and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans in the chamber before vacating it as riot police cleared surrounding streets with tear gas and then moved inside.
The three-hour occupation, which ended early Tuesday, came on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, a city holiday, and reflected mounting frustration with Hong Kong’s leader for not responding to protesters’ demands after several weeks of demonstrations. The protests were sparked by a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China for trial.
Protesters whacked away at thick glass windows until they shattered and then pried open steel security gates. Police initially retreated as the protesters entered, avoiding a confrontation and giving them the run of the building.
Demonstrators stood on lawmakers’ desks and painted over the territory’s emblem on a wall. The crowd also wrote slogans calling for a democratic election of the city’s leader and denouncing the extradition legislation. Many wore yellow and white helmets, face masks and the black T-shirts that have become their uniform.
RT did a piece describing how these riots are being organized by the CIA and non-governmental organizations from the United States.
Long story short, this looks like another one of these color revolutions being pushed by covert intelligence operatives that are backing this to embarrass China.
These started out as simple protests over unpopular legislation, but now it looks like someone decided to pour gasoline on the fire and the end result are these riots. They’re daring the Chinese to send in military forces to restore order.