Anniversaries are important events in the Chinese Communist Party political calendar, and 2022 marks a big one for Hong Kong: the 25th anniversary of its 1997 handover from Britain to the People’s Republic of China. So on July 1, Chinese President Xi Jinping will come to the island to swear in the new chief executive, John Lee — the former senior police officer and security minister who was the lone candidate for Hong Kong’s top job. The following excerpt is from an op-ed by Dennis Kwok that appeared in The Globe and Mail on May 25, 2022.
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