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Sport Hong Kong Protesters Are Burning LeBron James Jerseys

22:20  15 october  2019
22:20  15 october  2019 Source:   thebiglead.com

Hong Kong Protester Shot in Chest by Live Round, SCMP Reports

  Hong Kong Protester Shot in Chest by Live Round, SCMP Reports Protesters and police battled across Hong Kong in the some of the most serious clashes since widespread unrest began in June, with reports emerging that a demonstrator has been shot for the first time. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Simultaneous rallies against Beijing’s increasing grip raged across the financial hub hours after President Xi Jinping oversaw celebrations marking 70 years of Communist rule in China.

Protesters in Hong Kong have burned LeBron James jerseys after the NBA star said that freedom of speech can lead to ‘a lot of negative’.

LeBron James ’s stated opinion that Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey was “misinformed” when he posted a tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong Scores of people gathered Tuesday at a basketball court to direct profanities at him, trample and burn his jersey and chant in support of Morey.

Protesters are burning LeBron James jerseys in Hong Kong. This is an expected part of the fallout from LeBron's semi-no-comment about the Daryl Morey / China situation. It's a rough look for LeBron, who talked to Jon Stewart just a couple months ago on HBO about speaking up about social issues.

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LeBron said that he would speak up even thought it meant losing popularity. With his brief comments on Morey this week LeBron may have lost fans in Hong Kong and America, but he kept the door open to grow his popularity in China. And ultimately, increase his wealth.

Hong Kong protesters go on rampage to denounce police shooting of student

  Hong Kong protesters go on rampage to denounce police shooting of student Hong Kong anti-government demonstrators clashed with police into the early hours of Thursday, venting their anger over a policeman's shooting and wounding of a teenager earlier in the week, as months of protests show no sign of letting up. Activists went on the rampage in districts across the Chinese-ruled city late into the night, hurling petrol bombs, setting fires, blocking roads and vandalizing some shops and metro stations as police fired tear gas to disperse them. "Wherever there are protests nearby I'll come ... I'm out tonight for a simple reason.

© Provided by Sportority, Inc. (Minute Media) Protesters are burning LeBron James jerseys in Hong Kong . This is an expected part of the fallout from LeBron 's semi-no-comment about the Daryl Morey / China situation. It's a rough look for LeBron , who talked to Jon Stewart just a couple months ago on

Furious Hong Kong protesters burned and stomped on LeBron James basketball jerseys on Tuesday as the Lakers superstar faced mounting outrage over his Another protester , William Mok, drew applause from a group of demonstrators when he suggested that James — who protested the

If you look at the pictures in these tweets, you'll see protesters are wearing all sorts of NBA gear. Easy to imagine that they will turn to those once they run out of LeBron jerseys.

Q&A: How a woman's death got tangled in Hong Kong politics .
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Around Valentine's Day last year, the decomposing body of a pregnant Hong Kong woman, 21-year-old Poon Hiu-wing, turned up in the tall grass near a riverside spot in a suburban area of Taipei, Taiwan's capital. Her boyfriend, also from Hong Kong, was the prime suspect in her slaying but escaped to the semi-autonomous Chinese territory before Taiwanese police could take him into custody. The murder case was cited by Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, as justification for amendments to the city's extradition laws, a move that many said would make suspects vulnerable to being sent to mainland China, where they could face torture and unfair trials.

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