Daphne Bramham: Protests in Hong Kong bring a war of words in the Canadian diaspora

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 21:16:55 +0000

OPINION: The ‘resignation’ of a popular radio host is just another example of the proxy war raging in among the Chinese diaspora, that’s dividing communities over the meaning of One country: Two systems and the long-term future of Hong Kong.

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Daphne Bramham: China's long reach laid bare by Hong Kong protests

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 01:13:33 +0000

OPINION: Hong Kong people are in a life-and-death struggle to retain the vestiges of freedom that have made their city-state so vibrant as the Chinese government becomes increasingly aggressive in threats against them and their supporters.

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China condemns US lawmakers’ support for Hong Kong protests

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 02:39:59 +0000

A pro-democracy protester holds eggs as he plan to throw them to the police station during a protest march in Hong Kong Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Another weekend of protests is underway in Hong Kong as Mainland Chinese police are holding drills in nearby Shenzhen, prompting speculation they could be sent in to suppress the protests. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

BEIJING — A spokesman for China’s ceremonial legislature has condemned statements from U.S. lawmakers supportive of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement. You Wenze called the comments “a gross violation of the spirit of the rule of law, a blatant double standard and a gross interference in China’s internal affairs.” He says Hong Kong’s 7.5 million people […]

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