Saturday, Aug 15, 2020
Focus on the big picture

Is democracy dead in Hong Kong? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera, 02 Aug 2020
It's been an eventful month since China's government imposed a national security law on Hong Kong.
China's leaders say it's essential to curb months of disruptive protests, but critics say it's the death knell of democracy in one of the most vibrant cities in the world.
Police detained student activists.
12 democratic candidates were disqualified from a now postponed legislative council election.
And despite going into exile, activists overseas such as Nathan Law now face wanted notices if they return to Hong Kong.
So what's the future for autonomy and freedom of expression in the global financial hub?

Presenter: Imran Khan

Guests:

Isaac Cheng - Pro-Democracy Campaigner

Andrew Leung - Independent China Strategist

Stephen Vines - China Analyst and Author of Defying the Dragon: Hong Kong and the World's Largest Dictatorship

- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish
- Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera
- Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

#AlJazeeraEnglish #China #HongKong
Related Articles