People queue to cast their votes in the 2019 district council elections in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong. Photo: AFP People queue to cast their votes in the 2019 district council elections in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
People queue to cast their votes in the 2019 district council elections in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
Zuraidah Ibrahim
Opinion

Opinion

Zuraidah Ibrahim

Hong Kong politics post-national security law: why Singapore’s Barisan Sosialis could hold lessons for city’s opposition

  • A walkout from the island nation’s parliament in 1966 has become an unlikely reference for Hong Kong’s pan-democrats of today
  • Singapore’s opposition has never regained the ground it gave up decades ago – something to keep in mind as activists mull a collective boycott of the city’s new political system

People queue to cast their votes in the 2019 district council elections in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong. Photo: AFP People queue to cast their votes in the 2019 district council elections in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
People queue to cast their votes in the 2019 district council elections in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
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