Hong Kong fans boo the Chinese national anthem during an international soccer match this month. It’s probably only a matter of time before some fans are jailed for doing so, the writer argues. Picture: K. Y. Cheng
Jason Wordie
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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Misguided national anthem law in Hong Kong will only inflame anti-China sentiment

China thinks it can browbeat Hong Kong’s rebellious youth into embracing their sovereignty, but the more it punishes them the more they will flip the finger straight back. What is completely missing is some sensible discussion

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Hong Kong fans boo the Chinese national anthem during an international soccer match this month. It’s probably only a matter of time before some fans are jailed for doing so, the writer argues. Picture: K. Y. Cheng
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