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  • this'll is the last time the life family celebrated Mid Autumn Festival in Hong Kong, making mooncakes together as a and Willie say they no longer recognize the city they grew up in after the demands of millions of people marching together last year were dismissed by the city's government.

  • And Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law in June on Hong Kong that China says will maintain public safety and bring order after last year's anti government protests.

  • Officials also are adamant that the rights and freedoms of citizens remain intact.

  • Ah, Hong Kong government spokesman said last year's quote.

  • Violent protests and anarchy on the streets, maybe one of the motivations for people choosing to emigrate, along with job schooling and business opportunities or other personal reasons.

  • But critics say the law further roads, autonomy in the city and its been followed by a relentless crackdown on dissent.

  • The live families say the response to the protests has brought uncertainty into their lives and pushed them toe emigrate to Scotland.

  • Way arse leaving is not because of politics and such, but we're leaving because politics is now impacting our lives way.

  • We're leaving Hong Kong because it isn't ideal for our Children's future.

  • Ossa and Willie were filled with hope that the city would turn towards greater democracy last year as they marched with their Children during the two million strong June rally.

  • But authorities dug in their heels.

  • Police have arrested roughly 10 0 people in relation to the demonstrations.

  • If the youth have toe worry, Aunt have to fear to speak out, then this isn't a suitable place.

  • The best I could do right now is bring them to a more suitable environment.

  • What's incredibly sad about this is I can only help my own Children.

  • Hong Kong, a former British colony, was promised wide ranging freedoms when it was returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

  • Since the imposition off the new security law, authorities have removed some pro democracy books in libraries, banned certain songs, raided a newsroom and mawr.

  • The lives are among thousands of Hong Kong is looking to escape Beijing's tightening grip.

  • Initial indications showed this may be a second wave of migration, similar to the decade leading up to the 1997 handover.

  • They're sacrificing a comfortable life and rebuilding it in a place they've never bean before, we'll come get her.

  • This house is the result of our hardship.

  • Together we've experienced highs and lows, especially these few years with our third child.

  • We've experienced some lows, but I hope we can continue on through the hardship in the path ahead.

  • Hi love.

  • After three days of packing and sifting through years of memories, they say their final goodbyes.

  • I'm quite nervous.

  • It's not.

  • The same feeling is going on holiday.

  • We're going to such a nun, familiar place.

  • Who knows what will happen and what challenges we face.

  • I want.

  • It's not a farewell, Just see you soon.

this'll is the last time the life family celebrated Mid Autumn Festival in Hong Kong, making mooncakes together as a and Willie say they no longer recognize the city they grew up in after the demands of millions of people marching together last year were dismissed by the city's government.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/21
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