• The Fringe Idea Fueling China's Hong Kong Crackdown: QuickTake

    7 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    Occupying a corner of China smaller than Los Angeles, Hong Kong has never been seen as a viable candidate for nationhood. Nonetheless, a small, but vocal independence movement has emerged to challenge China's authority over the former British colony. Beijing's campaign to quash the idea is having big consequences for the political system credited with maintaining the city's status as a global financial center. A pro-independence activist is slated to address the city's Foreign Correspondents' Cl
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