The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Opinion: Hong Kong must not take a Tiananmen turn - The Globe and Mail

The crisis in Hong Kong, which was initially sparked by a now-shelved extradition bill, appears to be careering toward a devastating climax. With the Chinese government’s patience wearing thin, and now using rhetoric reminiscent of what preceded the Tiananmen Square massacre in June, 1989, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters – and, indeed, its democracy – could well be in grave danger.


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