Illustration: Craig Stephens
Derwin Pereira
Opinion

Opinion

Derwin Pereira

Hong Kong’s protests, and its future, matter not just to China but also to the rest of the world

  • Protesters are waging a battle for Hong Kong’s future. Equally, the confrontation reflects a showdown between two global orders – one led by the liberal West and the other by the authoritarian Chinese model
  • The only way out is for Hong Kong to accept that it is part of China, and for China to accept that Hong Kong is different
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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