In 2019, Hong Kong was rocked by mass anti-government protests that turned violent. Now, the city has transformed – not in the way the protesters had hoped.
The Chinese government has cracked down hard, instituting restrictive rules and arresting dozens of opposition activists and politicians.
He passed a strict national security law last year, and now he has reformed the way Hong Kong is run, ensuring only “patriots” can enter local government.
But why exactly is China bent on crushing the opposition in Hong Kong? What does this mean for the future of the city? BBC reporter Tessa Wong explains.