Protesters carrying umbrellas watch helicopters carrying the Hong Kong and Chinese flag fly by during the annual flag-raising ceremony on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: Winson Wong
Andrew Leung
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Leung

China’s authorities can allay Hong Kong’s worst fears by addressing its frustrated democratic dreams

  • The central government understands the extradition bill triggered widespread anxiety about Hong Kong’s future
  • While maintaining law and order is the immediate priority, in the long term, a package addressing both universal suffrage and Article 23 could be negotiated
Protesters carrying umbrellas watch helicopters carrying the Hong Kong and Chinese flag fly by during the annual flag-raising ceremony on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: Winson Wong
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