Hong Kong Protests Almost Overshadow Chinese Anniversary Celebrations

As China hoped to turn the world's gaze to its 70th anniversary celebrations, unrest in Hong Kong upstaged the carefully choreographed events, drawing almost as much attention as the celebrations.

The timeline below compares worldwide online news coverage of "(china OR chinese) AND anniversary" against " "hong kong" AND (protest OR protests OR protesters OR riot OR rioters OR violence OR police OR march) ".

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