Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d know about the remarkable events that have been taking place in Hong Kong over the past week.
On Sunday, more than a million people showed up to protest the city’s proposed extradition bill that would send people suspected of crimes to the Chinese mainland.
Three days later, tens of thousands of protestors defied police curbs to take over the grounds outside the Legislative Council, and chaos soon descended when police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons to break up the crowds.
Unmoved by the crowds, chief executive Carrie Lam has called the protests a “blatant, organized riot” and vowed to move forward with the bill.
For anyone who’s still confused about what’s going on, VICE News has created this very helpful explainer breaking it down for you.