China’s Mr. Xi visits Hong Kong, a city of democratic dreams that disintegrated 25 years after handover

HONG KONG — Hours before China resumed sovereignty over Hong Kong 25 years ago, Emily Lau and a group of lawmakers tied a yellow ribbon around the city’s legislature to signify their struggle for greater democracy will continue.

A crowd chanted as civic leaders delivered speeches from the building’s balconies demanding more public elections in the former British colony.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-xi-to-visit-hong-kong-a-city-of-dashed-democracy-dreams-25-years-after-handover-11656416248 China’s Mr. Xi visits Hong Kong, a city of democratic dreams that disintegrated 25 years after handover

Mike Fahey

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