Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined hands on August 23 to create their version of the Baltic Way. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protest is not the new Baltic Way, Lithuanian ambassador to China says

  • In 1989, the people of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania joined hands to regain their ‘statehood’, not just more rights, Ina Marciulionyte says
  • Vilnius ‘adheres with one-China policy, acknowledging that Hong Kong is a legal part of China’, she says
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined hands on August 23 to create their version of the Baltic Way. Photo: Dickson Lee
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American flags fly as protesters take part in a march from Chater Garden in the Central district of Hong Kong to the consulate central of the United States. Photo: KY Cheng

Will Washington agree on new Hong Kong human rights and democracy act?

  • Hong Kong bill enjoys bipartisan support on Capitol Hill, but minefield of congressional committees, lawyers, diplomats and the whims of a president lie in wait
  • Senate source says House needs to realise legislation is an urgent matter
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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American flags fly as protesters take part in a march from Chater Garden in the Central district of Hong Kong to the consulate central of the United States. Photo: KY Cheng
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