Protests in Hong Kong – level 1

19-06-2019 07:00

Hong Kong is in China. It is different from China. Hong Kong was British. Now, it is free from China. It is going to be free from China until 2047.

However, China wants Hong Kong. It wants more power. It shows that it wants Hong Kong sooner than 2047. Some Hongkongers do not like this. They do not want to be part of China.

Now there are protests in Hong Kong. People protest because of a new law. If this law passes, China can take some criminals from courts in Hong Kong and put them in a Chinese court.

Difficult words: was (past of ‘is’), law (a document which says what people can and cannot/must not do), pass (happen, start to be real for people), court (an institution which says if a criminal goes to jail or goes home).

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