17 July 1997 Edition
17 July 1997
The first week in July was unforgettable. On 1 July British imperialism lost another limb with the return of Hong Kong to China. However, commentator after commentator endlessly expressed their fears for `democracy' in Hong Kong under Chinese rule.
On 6 July we saw British-style `democracy' in action - Garvaghy Road under military curfew;... Free article