A legislator has called for Hong Kong to lose the last vestiges of colonialism, starting with the statute books.  Photo: Shutterstock.
A legislator has called for Hong Kong to lose the last vestiges of colonialism, starting with the statute books. Photo: Shutterstock.

Mourning for Queen Elizabeth in Hong Kong sparks new calls for ‘decolonisation’ of city

  • Death of Queen Elizabeth and city’s crowds who mourned spark call for faster removal of colonial-era legacy, but academics warn against going too far
  • Legislator Maggie Chan says city should remove historical terms from law books as first step

A legislator has called for Hong Kong to lose the last vestiges of colonialism, starting with the statute books.  Photo: Shutterstock.
A legislator has called for Hong Kong to lose the last vestiges of colonialism, starting with the statute books. Photo: Shutterstock.
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