China is a totalitarian regime in global expansion mode

China is very busy constructing a society devoid of individual freedom – and it is exporting its politics as it builds an empire across the developing world

23rd June, 2019
The recent Hong Kong protests took place exactly 30 years on from Tiananmen Square Pic: Getty Images

The citizens of Hong Kong are being extremely brave in defence of their rights, but are they dangerously naive? They are angry, and they clearly believe that public demonstrations will eventually force the Chinese authorities into changing their intention to undermine the former British colony’s quasi-judicial independence, but are they gravely miscalculating?

Given that the People’s Republic of China does not tolerate anything other than absolute obedience from every one of its 1.6...

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