Protesters carrying umbrellas watch helicopters fly past during the annual flag raising ceremony on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China. Photo: Winson Wong
SCMP Editorial
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Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Patriotism can only be instilled in the young, not imposed

  • With fewer Hong Kong people considering themselves Chinese and Beijing issuing patriotic guidelines, the right approach must be taken in a city gripped by social unrest
Protesters carrying umbrellas watch helicopters fly past during the annual flag raising ceremony on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China. Photo: Winson Wong
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