Robert Keatley

Robert Keatley

Robert Keatley, a three-time resident of Hong Kong, is a former editor of the SCMP.

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Opinion | Beijing is moving steadily to bring Hong Kong closer into the fold

With arrests of pro-democracy figures and central government oversight expanding, Beijing is pushing for patriotic education and an anti-sedition law – moves likely to reignite Hong Kong protests, which, in turn, could earn a crackdown.

8 May 2020 - 9:05AM

With arrests of pro-democracy figures and central government oversight expanding, Beijing is pushing for patriotic education and an anti-sedition law – moves likely to reignite Hong Kong protests, which, in turn, could earn a crackdown.

Beijing is moving steadily to bring Hong Kong closer into the fold
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