Beijing Plan To Rein In Hong Kong Almost Complete (Prof. Victoria Hui)

Author: Tessa Raymond

Professor Victoria Hui provides insight into the current status of the "one country, two systems" model and how it has been challenged in the aftermath of the 2014 Umbrella Movement:

In the aftermath of the Umbrella Movement in December 2014, Chen Zuoer, the president of Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macao Studies and the former deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, vowed to rein in “Hong Kong’s governance”. He declared a struggle against all the societal forces behind the protest, “from the street to the law courts, to the Legislative Council, to inside the government, and to universities and secondary schools, etc.” (“街頭轉到了法庭,轉到了立法會,轉到了政府內部,轉到了中學大學等”). By August 17, 2017, he could declare “mission accomplished.”

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