Under national security law, Hong Kong can be pro-democracy without being anti-China
- Speculation about the impact of the law must give way to a democratic agenda for Hong Kong crafted for these post-security law times
- Democratic development is painstaking, slow work, but the fruit of the labour will benefit not just Hong Kong, but also help it fulfil its role as China’s international city
Kerry Kennedy is professor emeritus and adviser (academic development) at The Education University of Hong Kong. He was formerly director of the Centre for Governance and Citizenship and dean of the Faculty of Education and Human Development. He is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.