Hong Kong's Localist Revolutionaries
Hong Kong's Localist Revolutionaries
25 min • Politics & World Affairs, Society • 2017 • M

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They call themselves localists - a movement that wants semi-autonomous Hong Kong to split from China, amid concerns that Beijing is cracking down on political and cultural freedoms. But throughout 2016, as pro-democracy activists (many of whom had previously aligned under the gentler coalition Umbrella Movement) became more radicalised, seasoned China-watchers began to wonder whether their calls for independence would prove a provocation too far.