Posts Tagged ‘Carrie Lam’

Fear and loathing in Hong Kong

Thursday, July 9th, 2020
Hong Kong

A climate of fear and confusion descended upon Hong Kong almost immediately after Beijing’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee took just 15 minutes to sign off on the biggest changes to the territory since the handover from Great Britain 23 years ago today. Within six hours of a new security law being passed at just Read more

The end of Hong Kong is being prepared

Thursday, June 4th, 2020
hong kong

History is repeating itself in Hong Kong. In 2003, after the SARS epidemic, attempts were made to introduce a national security law. Similarly, it is happening now as the coronavirus recedes. But this time we fear there will be no happy ending. It is difficult to find words that we have not already written to Read more

Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong calls for restraint

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

The Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong has called for the government and public to exercise restraint and seek a peaceful resolution to a controversial bill that if passed into law would allow Hong Kong citizens’ extradition to mainland China. The bill has resulted in massive protests. Church leaders are supporting the protests which are calling Read more