A fire started by protesters burns in the street during clashes between demonstrators and police in Mong Kok over the Lunar New Year holiday in 2016. Activist Edward Leung was jailed for six years on June 11 for his involvement in the riot. Photo: AFP

Chris Patten is concerned for Hong Kong freedoms, but must reckon with the rights record of the British Empire

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A fire started by protesters burns in the street during clashes between demonstrators and police in Mong Kok over the Lunar New Year holiday in 2016. Activist Edward Leung was jailed for six years on June 11 for his involvement in the riot. Photo: AFP
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