The day many have feared, has arrived. More than 370 have been arrested in Hong Kong protesting the restrictive anti-protest laws.
Former Prime Minister Paul Keating has excoriated the local press for marginalising the role of China in the region.
Current Affairs Wrap: America’s 85th school shooting, HK splits further, Australia loses plot over bushfires
Sadly, it’s been a week of violence and division worldwide, as we fought over bushfires and the Hong Kong protests turned bloody.
In a video that leaves nothing to the imagination, the Hong Kong police have shot a protester during morning rush hour.
While the Hong Kong demonstrators are fighting for their personal freedoms, American corporations are clamping down on their own employees, in order to protect their Chinese investors.