Carrie Lam Rings Down the Curtain on Hong Kong

Policy speech leaves questions unanswered, lacks initiatives

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has delivered the final blows to Hong Kong’s autonomy enshrined in the Sino-British Joint Declaration of 1984, the Basic Law or mini-constitution of the territory and summed up in the phrase coined by Deng Xiaoping – One Country Two Systems. The Hong Kong System supposed to last 50 years has succumbed in practice a…

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