A protester embraces another wearing a Donald Trump mask during a pro-US rally in Central on December 1, 2019, after the American president signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Kyodo A protester embraces another wearing a Donald Trump mask during a pro-US rally in Central on December 1, 2019, after the American president signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Kyodo
A protester embraces another wearing a Donald Trump mask during a pro-US rally in Central on December 1, 2019, after the American president signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Kyodo
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

US presidential election: Hong Kong democrats need not support Donald Trump to further their cause

  • Supporting the US president in his re-election bid puts Hong Kong’s democracy activists in the awkward position of backing an anti-democratic candidate
  • Moreover, the US Democratic Party has consistently supported Hong Kong and is likely to continue to do so

A protester embraces another wearing a Donald Trump mask during a pro-US rally in Central on December 1, 2019, after the American president signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Kyodo A protester embraces another wearing a Donald Trump mask during a pro-US rally in Central on December 1, 2019, after the American president signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Kyodo
A protester embraces another wearing a Donald Trump mask during a pro-US rally in Central on December 1, 2019, after the American president signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Kyodo
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