A man waves a US flag as protesters attend a rally in Central, Hong Kong, on October 14, calling on US politicians to pass a bill that could alter Washington’s relationship with the trading hub. Photo: AFP
Alejandro Reyes
Opinion

Opinion

Alejandro Reyes

Hong Kong must protest loudly against the US Human Rights and Democracy Act or live with being ‘just another Chinese city’

  • By calling Hong Kong’s status as a separate jurisdiction into question, the act strikes at the heart of the city’s economy
  • Hong Kong’s access to US technology and Western data, and its role in the Greater Bay Area, are under threat

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A man waves a US flag as protesters attend a rally in Central, Hong Kong, on October 14, calling on US politicians to pass a bill that could alter Washington’s relationship with the trading hub. Photo: AFP
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Alejandro Reyes

Alejandro Reyes

Alejandro Reyes is director of knowledge dissemination and associate professor at the Asia Global Institute of the University of Hong Kong. He manages AsiaGlobal Online, the institute’s digital journal