15 years after China takeover, Hong Kong uneasy – Yahoo! News

15 years after China takeover, Hong Kong uneasy – Yahoo! News.

nader nazemi

Hong Kong

Pretty twisted situation.

HONG KONG (AP) — For thousands of Hong Kongers, this weekend’s 15th anniversary of China‘s takeover of the semiautonomous territory isn’t a moment to celebrate but a chance to air grievances from corruption scandals to human rights to a widening gap between rich and poor.

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived here on Friday to install Hong Kong‘s new but already unpopular leader, whose swearing-in on Sunday’s anniversary is expected to draw large-scale protests. Hu, surrounded by tight security, is unlikely to see them.
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