Al-Jazeera spent over two weeks with Hong Kong Free Press during our coverage of the Tiananmen Massacre anniversary in June – just as the anti-extradition law protests were about to explode.

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Fact and Friction: Reporting on Hong Kong’s Protests, produced by San San Young, is live-streaming now and will be broadcast on Al-Jazeera at 5.30pm on Tuesday – Hong Kong time, and repeated on Wednesday at 11.30am, and Friday at 12.30am and 1.30pm.  

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Hong Kong Free Press is a new, non-profit, English-language news source seeking to unite critical voices on local and national affairs. Free of charge and completely independent, HKFP arrives amid rising concerns over declining press freedom in Hong Kong and during an important time in the city’s constitutional development.