A statue dubbed the Hong Kong’s “Lady Liberty” is unveiled at Chinese University’s Sha Tin campus on August 31. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong protests can be cooled with a single change to the Basic Law, but will China agree?

  • The current turmoil in Hong Kong is less about the extradition law than a continuation of the Occupy movement’s struggle for universal suffrage
  • Unless the pan-democrats can convince Beijing to do away with Article 15 of the Basic Law, they are championing a lost cause
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A statue dubbed the Hong Kong’s “Lady Liberty” is unveiled at Chinese University’s Sha Tin campus on August 31. Photo: Warton Li
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