Handover anniversary of Hong Kong from Britain to China

Isaac Lawrence, AFP

Posted at Jul 01 2022 04:03 PM

Hong Kong handover anniversary

Helicopters fly past with the Hong Kong and Chinese flags during a flag-raising ceremony to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China, in Hong Kong on Friday. The former colony of the United Kingdom was turned over to China on July 1, 1997, ending 156 years of British rule.