2019.06.26 G20 summit crowdfunded global advertising campaign
A man with the handle ‘Scorched Earth’ form a team on an online forum, and started a crowdfunding campaign to place advertisements on major newspapers around the world. They appeal to the G20 leaders to act on Hong Kong’s extradition law crisis, bringing international attention to police brutality, e.g. shooting tear gas in enclosed space. The advertisement included an open letter calling on G20 leaders to voice concerns related to Hong Kong during the summit, which Beijing responded by stating it “won’t allow any disscusion of the Hong Kong issue during the G20 summit”.