A protester holds up a BN(O) passport during an anti-government demonstration at IFC Mall on May 29, 2020. The British government has offered BN(O) passport holders the chance to settle in Britain and apply for citizenship. Photo: Winson Wong
A protester holds up a BN(O) passport during an anti-government demonstration at IFC Mall on May 29, 2020. The British government has offered BN(O) passport holders the chance to settle in Britain and apply for citizenship. Photo: Winson Wong
Regina Ip
Opinion

Opinion

Regina Ip

For Hongkongers who decide to leave, it’s time they had to choose: foreign citizenship or right of abode in Hong Kong

  • Beijing has long adopted a ‘one eye open, one eye closed’ approach to Hongkongers with dual nationality
  • But 23 years after the handover, those who make a conscious decision to leave and, by implication, give up on Hong Kong, should be asked to make a choice – China or a foreign country

A protester holds up a BN(O) passport during an anti-government demonstration at IFC Mall on May 29, 2020. The British government has offered BN(O) passport holders the chance to settle in Britain and apply for citizenship. Photo: Winson Wong
A protester holds up a BN(O) passport during an anti-government demonstration at IFC Mall on May 29, 2020. The British government has offered BN(O) passport holders the chance to settle in Britain and apply for citizenship. Photo: Winson Wong
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