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Hong Kong protesters seek sanctuary overseas as noose tightens
Hong Kong protesters seek sanctuary overseas as noose tightens
World NewsJun 5, 2020
Hong Kong protester Crystal has yet to tell her parents she has fled overseas to seek asylum in Canada, one of a growing number of residents choosing self-exile as Beijing tightens control. The 21-year-old student spent months on the front lines of the pro-democracy protests, which first exploded with huge marches last June and descended into increasingly violent battles with riot police as each month went by. A year on, she is waiting to hear if she will be granted refugee status on the othe