Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is under renewed pressure to speak out on the Hong Kong protests. Photo: Reuters

Campaigners urge Canada’s Trudeau to adopt US-style Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act

  • The Canadian leader has kept relatively quiet regarding the Hong Kong protests. Campaigners hope that will change now the election is behind him
  • But some experts say he is unlikely to risk jeopardising trade
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is under renewed pressure to speak out on the Hong Kong protests. Photo: Reuters
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People outside Kowloon Mosque are covered in blue dye fired from a police water cannon during a protest in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui district. Photo: Twitter

Amid protests for democracy, Hong Kong’s ethnic minorities strive to be heard

  • Hong Kong’s protests lay bare a paradox for the city’s ethnic minorities: some are welcomed for joining in, others are scapegoated for violent attacks
  • While there has been a realisation that minorities have a part to play in political life, old stereotypes die hard, even among those calling for equality
Topic |   Ethnic minorities in Hong Kong

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People outside Kowloon Mosque are covered in blue dye fired from a police water cannon during a protest in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui district. Photo: Twitter
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