Illustration: Craig Stephens
David Zweig
Opinion

Opinion

David Zweig

Beijing is getting tough on the democracy movement, but at what cost to Hong Kong?

  • Beijing has recognised that, under the current conditions, it can’t keep Hong Kong’s opposition forces under control
  • Something has to give, and that something is China’s promise to grant Hong Kong civil liberties and universal suffrage
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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