Updated October 5, 2014
For insightful treatments of the broader context in which the current demonstations in Hong Kong are taking place, see
(1) Orville Schell, “Will China Crush the Hong Kong Protests? Twenty-five years after China’s brutal suppression of protests in Tiananmen Square, a new generation of students is filling the streets of Hong Kong. (Orville Schell on whether China’s new leader will compromise or crack down), Wall Street Journal, October 3, 2014 (3:54 p.m. ET).
(2) Peter Lee, “Beijing Reaps Bitter Fruit in Hong Kong,” Asia Times Online, September 29, 2014.
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