Frances Hui at Emerson College's library in Boston. The student penned a column title “I am from Hong Kong, not China,” which generated backlash from Chinese students. Photo: Andrew Baicker

Boston student’s avowal of her Hongkonger identity ignites Chinese outrage

  • An article in a student paper for Emerson College stirs harsh debate over what it means to be Chinese
  • The controversy erupts amid what many see as the rapid erosion of Hong Kong’s autonomy
Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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Frances Hui at Emerson College's library in Boston. The student penned a column title “I am from Hong Kong, not China,” which generated backlash from Chinese students. Photo: Andrew Baicker
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