When Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997, Chinese leaders
agreed that Hong Kong would be able to keep its economic and political
systems, including some of the civil freedoms denied to China’s citizens
on the mainland, for the next 50 years.
Although Hong Kong still has nearly 30 years of semi-autonomy left,
China has started tightening its grip, and many believe it is chipping
away at Hong Kong’s freedoms. In this episode, I explore how Hong Kong
is dealing with the looming deadline and China’s premature moves.
Vox Borders is an international documentary series by Emmy-nominated
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