The concept of ‘patriots governing Hong Kong’ has gained currency and momentum in recent months. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen The concept of ‘patriots governing Hong Kong’ has gained currency and momentum in recent months. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
The concept of ‘patriots governing Hong Kong’ has gained currency and momentum in recent months. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Hong Kong’s electoral reform: is this the end of confrontational opposition, and who decides what’s a patriot?

  • Beijing, according to sources, is preparing a rigorous political inoculation plan to tame the rebellious city down south
  • Opposition’s primary last year could be the last straw for central government, following 2014’s Occupy movement, the 2016 Mong Kok riot and 2019’s months-long social unrest

Topic |   Two Sessions 2021 (Lianghui)
The concept of ‘patriots governing Hong Kong’ has gained currency and momentum in recent months. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen The concept of ‘patriots governing Hong Kong’ has gained currency and momentum in recent months. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
The concept of ‘patriots governing Hong Kong’ has gained currency and momentum in recent months. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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