Beijing is losing its campaign to win the hearts and minds of Hong Kong people as badly as it lost the opium wars. Photo: Reuters
Beijing is losing its campaign to win the hearts and minds of Hong Kong people as badly as it lost the opium wars. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong people don’t need any history lessons from mainland China, thanks

Shen Jian says the story of Hong Kong is not a story of humiliation, and it doesn’t start with the Treaty of Nanking – even if that’s what Beijing and its supporters want us to believe

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Beijing is losing its campaign to win the hearts and minds of Hong Kong people as badly as it lost the opium wars. Photo: Reuters
Beijing is losing its campaign to win the hearts and minds of Hong Kong people as badly as it lost the opium wars. Photo: Reuters
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