After more than a year of sustained protests calling for democracy in Hong Kong, Beijing has cracked down on the movement, implementing a new national security law banning any actions associated with the protests. Protest posters have been torn down, prominent pro-democracy activists have fled the city, and people have wiped their social media of any evidence of participating in the protests. Award-winning photojournalist Laurel Chor describes the climate of uncertainty felt in the city since the new law has gone into effect.
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