China

Hong Kong's double dip

From the account of his last days as governor by Chris Patten, the Englishman who handed over a vibrant and powerful city to China 25 years ago, to the lament of Yuli Riswati, the Indonesian domestic worker who told the world about the 2019 pro-democracy protests and was deported by it.

The shine of what was has been overshadowed by censorship and repression

Chris Patten receives the British flag after it was lowered for the last time in Hong Kong on June 30, 1997.

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