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Painting:  Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island in the 1860s. Public domain.
Hong Kong craves liberty.
     “Fight for freedom! Stand with Hong Kong!” This was the chant echoing through the arrival hall of Hong Kong’s international airport on Tuesday, as thousands of protesters beseeched arriving passengers — and the world — for help in their struggle against China’s encroaching tyranny.
       It’s a lonely fight, though it shouldn’t be. The protesters’ demands boil down to profoundly legitimate calls for liberty, justice, and accountable government. . . . 
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Photo: E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm) — PublisherTitle | South Front of the White House, Fountain in the foreground.Alternate Title: Views in Washington City, D.C., No.6506.Date | Created: 1860-1880.Coverage: 1860-1880. Source Imprint: 1860?-1880?.Digital item published 1-25-2006; updated...
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