Poor Hong Kong… And the world does nothing due to two reasons - my opinion.
One: the negative force behind is way much stronger than this or that side of a simple gang war, so nobody wants to pull out the plug from the sink, that would possibly lead to a world war
Two: there’s no oil involved
So, the “let’s just quickly send these people a little democracy” solution by a bunch of tanks and F-1x/-2x/-3x planes is never gonna happen here.
Like it never happened, when the eastern European communist countries tried to fight against - edit (Russia) edit end - the former Soviet Union
Somebody should start sending USB drives with TOR.