Inside the Deadly Riots that Shaped Hong Kong

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Tsang Yu-Hung was an 11th-grade student during Hong Kong's bloodiest period of social unrest, which ended with him serving a one-year prison sentence for illegal assembly. In 1967, the former British Colony saw a labor dispute at an artificial flower factory balloon into unrest that enveloped the city. With the pro-communists and sympathizers on one side, and the colonial authorities on the other, the riots embroiled the city for over a year, eventually leading to a wave of reforms that transformed Hong Kong. Yu-Hung looks back at the city's most violent era of unrest, why he took part, and the echoes of this history in today's protest movement in Hong Kong. Click here to subscribe to VICE: bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE About VICE: The Definitive Guide To Enlightening Information. From every corner of the planet, our immersive, caustic, ground-breaking and often bizarre stories have changed the way people think about culture, crime, art, parties, fashion, protest, the internet and other subjects that don't even have names yet. Browse the growing library and discover corners of the world you never knew existed. Welcome to VICE. Connect with VICE: Check out our full video catalog: bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: vice.com More videos from the VICE network: www.fb.com/vicevideo Click here to get the best of VICE daily: bit.ly/1SquZ6v Like VICE on Facebook: fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: twitter.com/vice Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/vice The VICE YouTube Network: VICE: www.youtube.com/VICE MUNCHIES: www.youtube.com/MUNCHIES VICE News: www.youtube.com/VICENews VICELAND: www.youtube.com/VICELANDTV Broadly: www.youtube.com/Broadly Noisey: www.youtube.com/Noisey Motherboard: www.youtube.com/MotherboardTV VICE Sports: www.youtube.com/NOC i-D: www.youtube.com/iDmagazine Waypoint: www.youtube.com/Waypoint

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