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Writer and activist Wilfred Chan on what the movement teaches us about authoritarianism, nationality, and liberation

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‘These are not American values’

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All I feel is anger

The national emblem at China’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong is seen sprayed with black liquid on July 21, 2019, as a fresh mass protest was held in the city calling for a total withdrawal of a now-suspended extradition bill. Photo: Kyodo News/Getty Images


Many Hongkongers simply don’t identify as Chinese

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