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Hong Kong"s watershed

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

Hong Kong"s watershed

the 1967 riots

by Gary Ka-wai Cheung

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Published by Hong Kong University Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGary Ka-wai Cheung
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS796.H757 C46179 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 241 p. ;
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24527117M
ISBN 109622090893
ISBN 109789622090897
LC Control Number2010402458
OCLC/WorldCa455835195

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  Books by prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy figures have become unavailable in the Chinese-ruled city's public libraries as they are being reviewed .   HAVANA TIMES – China continues its crackdown on Hong Kong, days after it enacted its National Security Law last Tuesday. Books from pro-democracy activists have been removed from Hong Kong libraries so that they can be reviewed for possible violations of the law, which criminalizes what it calls acts of “secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces.”.

  Two dozen democracy advocates in Hong Kong were charged on Thursday for taking part in the annual June 4 vigil for the victims of the .   Hong Kong’s government on Monday ordered schools to review and remove any books that might breach a sweeping new security law that Beijing imposed last week on the restless city. “In.


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“The riots were a historical watershed for Hong Kong. Condemned by official verdict as terrorist acts of zealots, but praised by some in the leftist camp as struggles against colonial oppression, these uprisings have since been treated as political t “This fascinating book approaches the riots from different by: Fueled by profound angst about the place of millennial youth in society, widening income inequality, and the speed of digital communications, Hong Kong was in retrospect ripe to be the laboratory for a new-age protest movement, nearly a decade after the Middle East's Arab essays in the book collectively compose a picture of a society in trauma, bent and broken, but showing signs of an.

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It depicts the prelude to the riots, including the Star Ferry riots inthe leftist-instigated riots in Macau inand the major events leading to the disturbances. The book provides an account of the riots in Hong Kong and the social background to the disturbances.

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