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are the residents of hong kong and the new territories.
by wu ming on Mon Jul 2nd, 2007 at 02:06:54 PM EST
and what would they have to say, do you think?
by zoe on Mon Jul 2nd, 2007 at 02:43:37 PM EST
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well, for starters, i suspect that they'd favor a legco that is 100% democratically elected, with an executive responsible to the people of hong kong rather than either corporate bosses or the chinese government. they were certainly outraged by the patriot act-esque security law when i was there last, back in 2003. mostly i'd rather that they had the final say in who governed them, and suspect that most hoing kong people would tend to agree with me there.

while i totally agree that britain has no grounds to criticize china on this point, i tend to think that all people ought to have the right to choose their government, hong kong (and china) included.

by wu ming on Tue Jul 3rd, 2007 at 02:25:17 AM EST
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