A Chinese paramilitary police officer wearing a face mask stands guard in front of a portrait of former leader Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, on April 28. Photo: EPA-EFE A Chinese paramilitary police officer wearing a face mask stands guard in front of a portrait of former leader Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, on April 28. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Chinese paramilitary police officer wearing a face mask stands guard in front of a portrait of former leader Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, on April 28. Photo: EPA-EFE
Phil C. W. Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Phil C. W. Chan and Paul Serfaty

If China wants to use the coronavirus crisis to burnish its global image, it must rethink its Hong Kong strategy

  • To be seen as a responsible international actor, China must comply with global agreements and develop the rule of law at home
  • Through its actions in Hong Kong, Beijing is showing the world how thin China’s commitment to the rule of law is

A Chinese paramilitary police officer wearing a face mask stands guard in front of a portrait of former leader Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, on April 28. Photo: EPA-EFE A Chinese paramilitary police officer wearing a face mask stands guard in front of a portrait of former leader Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, on April 28. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Chinese paramilitary police officer wearing a face mask stands guard in front of a portrait of former leader Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, on April 28. Photo: EPA-EFE
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