The Significant Digits Team

Significant Digits [2/11/19-8/11/19]

Illustration by Lucy Qi The 5th of November —————————————————————————————————————————————————- Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong took to the streets on November 5th wearing white Guy Fawkes masks to commemorate both Guy Fawkes Day and the one-month anniversary of Carrie Lam’s ban of the masks, the first invocation of colonial-era emergency powers in over 50 years. Protestors vandalized traffic lights and restaurants thought to be pro-Beijing as police fired water cannons into the crowds. Although fewer people are protesting now compared to the millions in June, the amount of violence and vandalism has increased; 3 people were in critical condition...

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