A protester calling for a defence of the Hong Kong Basic Law and “one country, two systems” holds a British flag during a rally on January 1. Photo: AP
Brian YS Wong
Opinion

Opinion

Brian YS Wong

Hong Kong’s frustration with Beijing is no excuse for nostalgia for the British empire

Brian YS Wong says Hongkongers who miss British rule should be mindful of how its other colonies, from India to states in the Middle East and Africa, suffered so that Britain could prosper

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A protester calling for a defence of the Hong Kong Basic Law and “one country, two systems” holds a British flag during a rally on January 1. Photo: AP
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