Protesters call for their five demands to be met during the anti-government rally in Hong Kong on December 8. Photo: Kyodo
Gareth Nicholson
Opinion

Opinion

Gareth Nicholson

The Hong Kong we all love is a gateway between East and West, and protesters are fighting to keep it that way

  • Most protesters are not motivated by a hatred of China or mainlanders, but encroachments on ‘one country, two systems’. Beijing’s increasing authoritarianism is at odds with liberal Hongkongers who refuse to surrender their rights
Protesters call for their five demands to be met during the anti-government rally in Hong Kong on December 8. Photo: Kyodo
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