17 July 1997 Edition

Mála Poist

17 July 1997

Democracy British-style

A Chairde,

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.

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