Chris Pattern says he has never asked police to deal with students. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Don’t give up on pursuit of democracy, former governor Chris Patten tells Hongkongers

City’s last colonial leader says he understands frustration over lack of progress, but warns that advocating independence from China is a ‘bad idea’

Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence

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Chris Pattern says he has never asked police to deal with students. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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