Senator John McCain in May 2008. At his death in 2018, he had served the United States for 60 years. Photo: AFP

People of Hong Kong awarded 2019 John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service – an honour that comes at delicate time in US-China relations

  • Former lawmaker Emily Lau and activist Figo Chan of Civil Human Rights Front to accept honour on behalf of the city’s residents
  • Some see recognition from the Halifax International Security Forum as a direct challenge to Beijing
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Senator John McCain in May 2008. At his death in 2018, he had served the United States for 60 years. Photo: AFP
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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.