A man waves a US flag as protesters attend a rally in Central, Hong Kong, on October 14, 2019, calling on US politicians to pass a bill that could alter Washington’s relationship with the trading hub. US President Donald Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law at the end of November 2019, angering Beijing. Photo: AFP
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

US-China geopolitical struggle does not mean Hong Kong’s needs should be swept under the carpet

  • Hong Kong badly needs an independent commission of inquiry into the extradition bill protests. It is also time for a road map towards political reform so the city can finally elect its chief executive and legislature by universal suffrage
A man waves a US flag as protesters attend a rally in Central, Hong Kong, on October 14, 2019, calling on US politicians to pass a bill that could alter Washington’s relationship with the trading hub. US President Donald Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law at the end of November 2019, angering Beijing. Photo: AFP
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