Some football fans in Hong Kong have taken to booing the Chinese national anthem before a match. A new bill proposes to punish disrespect for the anthem. Photo: AFP
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

Hongkongers, stand up for a sensible debate on the national anthem law

  • Mike Rowse says expecting respect for a national anthem is not unprecedented in Asia. But, while some criticism in Hong Kong about the national anthem bill is hysterical, concern over the two-year prosecution window should be addressed

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Some football fans in Hong Kong have taken to booing the Chinese national anthem before a match. A new bill proposes to punish disrespect for the anthem. Photo: AFP
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