Young students waving “little red books” take part in a left-wing protest outside Government House in Hong Kong in 1967. Photo: Chu Ming-hoi

Remember when Chinese Maoists were the ‘black hands’ fomenting unrest in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia?

  • While Mao’s China was behind the 1967 leftist riots that rocked Hong Kong, it did not invade the colony then for tactical reasons. Had Hongkongers made a bid for independence, though, Mao may have decided differently
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Young students waving “little red books” take part in a left-wing protest outside Government House in Hong Kong in 1967. Photo: Chu Ming-hoi
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