TITLE

The Hong Kong Gesture

AUTHOR(S)
Mirsky, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
New York Review of Books;11/20/2003, Vol. 50 Issue 18, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the decision by the government of Hong Kong, China, to withdraw a proposed law against subversion and treason on September 5, 2003. Concern by many in Hong Kong that the law could be used to suppress even mild dissent, because the bill was so broad in its definitions of treason; Significance of the bill's withdrawal for the leadership of Hong Kong's chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa.
ACCESSION #
11382728

 

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