Hongkongers may have a fluid identity but citizenship rules are highly exclusionary. This makes a nonsense of Hong Kong’s claim to be an international city. Photo: Bloomberg

China should beware the dangers of race-based nationalism

Philip Bowring says the rules of citizenship in Hong Kong that favour ethnic Chinese and which are particularly unfair to its foreign workers reflect a prejudice that is unworthy of China, given its past suffering at the hands of imperialist powers

Topic |   Ethnic minorities in Hong Kong

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Hongkongers may have a fluid identity but citizenship rules are highly exclusionary. This makes a nonsense of Hong Kong’s claim to be an international city. Photo: Bloomberg
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