A stained glass window bears the image of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping at a shop at Nanluoguxiang, one of the oldest alleyways in Beijing, on December 17. Deng said in 1984 that “patriots governing Hong Kong” must underpin the “one country, two systems” principle after the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty. The catchphrase is gaining currency amid the currently politically fractured landscape. Photo: Simon Song A stained glass window bears the image of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping at a shop at Nanluoguxiang, one of the oldest alleyways in Beijing, on December 17. Deng said in 1984 that “patriots governing Hong Kong” must underpin the “one country, two systems” principle after the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty. The catchphrase is gaining currency amid the currently politically fractured landscape. Photo: Simon Song
A stained glass window bears the image of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping at a shop at Nanluoguxiang, one of the oldest alleyways in Beijing, on December 17. Deng said in 1984 that “patriots governing Hong Kong” must underpin the “one country, two systems” principle after the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty. The catchphrase is gaining currency amid the currently politically fractured landscape. Photo: Simon Song

Letters | Does Hong Kong patriotism mean loving China and the party or just saying you do?

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
A stained glass window bears the image of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping at a shop at Nanluoguxiang, one of the oldest alleyways in Beijing, on December 17. Deng said in 1984 that “patriots governing Hong Kong” must underpin the “one country, two systems” principle after the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty. The catchphrase is gaining currency amid the currently politically fractured landscape. Photo: Simon Song A stained glass window bears the image of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping at a shop at Nanluoguxiang, one of the oldest alleyways in Beijing, on December 17. Deng said in 1984 that “patriots governing Hong Kong” must underpin the “one country, two systems” principle after the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty. The catchphrase is gaining currency amid the currently politically fractured landscape. Photo: Simon Song
A stained glass window bears the image of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping at a shop at Nanluoguxiang, one of the oldest alleyways in Beijing, on December 17. Deng said in 1984 that “patriots governing Hong Kong” must underpin the “one country, two systems” principle after the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty. The catchphrase is gaining currency amid the currently politically fractured landscape. Photo: Simon Song
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