Pro-Beijing supporters wave Chinese flags at Amoy Plaza in Kowloon Bay on September 14. Photo: Sam Tsang
Regina Ip
Opinion

Opinion

Regina Ip

Hong Kong is not, and never has been, a ‘stateless nation’. Indulging that fantasy could have disastrous results

  • Hong Kong had a strong connection to China during the colonial era and there was little desire for self-governance
  • Those saying otherwise sell a dangerous delusion at a time when many Hongkongers simply want their orderly society back
Pro-Beijing supporters wave Chinese flags at Amoy Plaza in Kowloon Bay on September 14. Photo: Sam Tsang
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