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September 4, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – In today’s special episode of The Van Maren Show, Jonathon Van Maren speaks with Alessandra Bocchi, a journalist who just returned from Hong Kong, about the historic protests happening there.
The Hong Kong protests started months ago as a peaceful demonstration against an extradition bill passed by the Hong Kong government. The people of Hong Kong are concerned the authoritarian government will use this extradition policy to bring individuals accused of political crimes back to mainland China.
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Amazingly, according to Bocchi, the protests aren’t organized by a single person, but were more of a spontaneous combustion. Extraordinarily, everyone has been, and continues to be, on the same page as the protests and demands develop.
What most people don’t realize is many of the protesters in Hong Kong are Christians.
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“I was very surprised because I've seen various protests in the Western world and I've never witnessed people singing Christian hymns. In Hong Kong where Christians are a minority, where you don't even expect to hear any hymns anywhere you have them chanting, thousands of them chanting, together and holding hands,” Bocchi tells Van Maren. “You see this collaboration with Christians and they're very active in their protest.”
Bocchi recounts her conversations with...
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