Demonstrators taking part in Hong Kong’s annual pro-democracy march carry a banner saying “I want genuine universal suffrage”, above the hashtag “Umbrella Revolution”, last July 1. Photo: AP

Hong Kong is not Taiwan, but its commitment to democracy is no less significant

Gary Wong says it rankles when democracies such as Taiwan say the city lacks a free soul, but the best comeback would be to unite and succeed in the quest for universal suffrage

Topic |   July 1 march

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Demonstrators taking part in Hong Kong’s annual pro-democracy march carry a banner saying “I want genuine universal suffrage”, above the hashtag “Umbrella Revolution”, last July 1. Photo: AP
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