Hong Kong protesters who demanded the cancellation of an extradition bill that would make it easier for people to be transferred to mainland China are now asking for greater democracy. As authorities use increasing violence to stop the protests, The Post Editorial Board says China's leadership has misread the protests from the start. It's time to get it right.
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-Stop! [indistinct shouting] [rhythmic clapping, chanting] -Chinese state media and others are spreading misinformation about the Hong Kong demonstration. -As a way to kind of explain away, what I think, most people in the city would agree is a grass-roots movement.