All Comments for Hong Kong Students Issue Ultimatum to Carrie Lam Over Extradition Bill

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A journalist at Radio Free Asia wrote, "Federation standing committee chair Chan Wai-lam said the government should expect protests to escalate if the students' demands weren't met."

In 1997, most Hong Kongers favored (1) unification with China and the concomitant strangulation of human rights over (2) independence as the Republic of Hong Kong and the concomitant guarantee of human rights that they enjoyed under British rule. Indeed, on the day of the handover, millions of Hong Kongers celebrated in public parties. For most Hong Kongers, Chinese nationalism is more important than human rights and democracy. The Chinese differ greatly from the Europeans.

If the current display of support for democracy by the Hong Kongers is genuine, then they should demand independence from China. The Hong Kongers should show the world that they favor human rights and democracy over Chinese nationalism.


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Jun 21, 2019 10:04 AM

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Anonymous Reader :

You're doing the right thing but watch out and take of yourselves brave people of Hongkong.

Jun 19, 2019 05:19 PM

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