The rainbow-coloured lions outside HSBC headquarters in Central, created by LGBT artist Michael Lam, represent pride and unity in diversity. Photo: Felix Wong
STEVEN GALLAGHER
Opinion

Opinion

STEVEN GALLAGHER

Hong Kong lions Stephen and Stitt, Japanese looters and the legal battle to protect cultural property

The story of HSBC’s icons reveals how attitudes to wartime plundering have evolved

The rainbow-coloured lions outside HSBC headquarters in Central, created by LGBT artist Michael Lam, represent pride and unity in diversity. Photo: Felix Wong
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