Protesters cover their right eyes as they attend the Stand in Silence for the 74th Anniversary of the Liberation of Hong Kong event at the cenotaph in Hong Kong on Aug. 30, 2019. Beijing would rather Hong Kong's authorities deal with the city's protests, although it will step in if it needs to.
Ahead of China's National Day on Oct. 1, Hong Kong's government is going to come under enormous pressure from Beijing to end the city's long-running protests....
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