Modern China historian [UCI Chancellor’s Professor] Jeffrey Wasserstrom’s new book is titled “Vigil: Hong Kong On The Brink.” He says the dramatic roundup was meant to remind everyone that even moderates will be punished. Wasserstrom says fingering [Martin] Lee, who helped draft Hong Kong’s basic law enshrining one country, two systems, sends a pointed message.
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NPR, May 15, 2020 (Audio)
May 15, 2020