Protesters march through Central on August 31 with a banner on which the stars of the Chinese flag have been rearranged into a Nazi swastika. Photo: AFP Protesters march through Central on August 31 with a banner on which the stars of the Chinese flag have been rearranged into a Nazi swastika. Photo: AFP
Protesters march through Central on August 31 with a banner on which the stars of the Chinese flag have been rearranged into a Nazi swastika. Photo: AFP

Letters | Us versus them: Hong Kong’s protests are fuelled by the same rage as the Trump presidency and Brexit

  • The Hong Kong protests are about neither the extradition bill nor democracy. Rather, they are against China, driven by resentment of people from the mainland. In their antipathy towards “outsiders”, the protests are not unlike populist movements elsewhere

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Protesters march through Central on August 31 with a banner on which the stars of the Chinese flag have been rearranged into a Nazi swastika. Photo: AFP Protesters march through Central on August 31 with a banner on which the stars of the Chinese flag have been rearranged into a Nazi swastika. Photo: AFP
Protesters march through Central on August 31 with a banner on which the stars of the Chinese flag have been rearranged into a Nazi swastika. Photo: AFP
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