Demosisto party members, including Agnes Chow (left) and Joshua Wong (centre), shout slogans after covering the Golden Bauhinia statue with a black cloth last June, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: AFP

Why Agnes Chow and self-determination should not scare the Hong Kong government

David A. Rezvani says the decision to disqualify Agnes Chow from contesting the Legislative Council by-election rests on a misunderstanding of self-determination and risks alienating supporters of the ‘one country, two systems’ framework

Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence

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Demosisto party members, including Agnes Chow (left) and Joshua Wong (centre), shout slogans after covering the Golden Bauhinia statue with a black cloth last June, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: AFP
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