Protests against the Extradition Law in Hong Kong with Alain Badiou's riots

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Pasut Huailuek


This article aims to 1) study the background and timing of protests against extradition laws in Hong Kong. 2) analyze protests in Hong Kong linking to the Alain Badiou's riots. through descriptive research methods by studying the documents, The research results showed that many Hong Kong people are not part of the People's Republic of China. because Hong Kong is influenced in terms of education, politics, culture, and economy from England. After England handed over Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China in 1997, the conflict between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the people of Hong Kong erupted leading the protests in 2014, known as "Umbrella Revolution." The most recently is a protest against the law on extradition. However, the riots in Hong Kong are just latent riots. that are generally scattered protests having a wide range of levels and status of the protesters. However, it cannot lead to a change in political structure in Hong Kong. In conclusion, the protests against the extradition bill are political phenomena in which citizens oppose state power. Nevertheless, such riots still lack the power to negotiate with the state completely. The study also suggested that the Hong Kong government should have lenient measures related to the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong citizens, and respect Hong Kong's diverse political ideas without violence in all cases. Moreover, there should be the study of the relationship between mainland China and the Hong Kong government in terms of political intervention, and it affects the creation of New China.


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