Protesters in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, on July 1. Photo: Xiaomei ChenProtesters in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, on July 1. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Protesters in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, on July 1. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong national security law: for Japanese, a chance to ‘poke red China’?

  • While many Japanese have taken to the internet to call for solidarity with Hong Kong’s protesters, leader Shinzo Abe has been conspicuously silent
  • Reaction may be more a gauge of Japanese animosity towards China than an expression of support for activists, says professor

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Protesters in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, on July 1. Photo: Xiaomei ChenProtesters in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, on July 1. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Protesters in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, on July 1. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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