Larry Diamond says the basic rule of any social movement is “to unify your ranks and divide your adversaries”. Photo: Sam Tsang Larry Diamond says the basic rule of any social movement is “to unify your ranks and divide your adversaries”. Photo: Sam Tsang
Larry Diamond says the basic rule of any social movement is “to unify your ranks and divide your adversaries”. Photo: Sam Tsang

Separatism is suicidal – US democracy expert urges Hong Kong activists to act smarter

Advocating independence plays into the hands of the hardest hardliners in China, says Larry Diamond

Larry Diamond says the basic rule of any social movement is “to unify your ranks and divide your adversaries”. Photo: Sam Tsang Larry Diamond says the basic rule of any social movement is “to unify your ranks and divide your adversaries”. Photo: Sam Tsang
Larry Diamond says the basic rule of any social movement is “to unify your ranks and divide your adversaries”. Photo: Sam Tsang
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