The decolonization of Hong Kong
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- Money over Rights and Democracy
- From Asian Students Association (ASA), Hong Kong, Movement News Round-up, July 1995.
- British colonialism didn't bring freedom to Hong
- By Sara Flounders, in Workers World,
13 February 1997. Re. wretched working conditions in Colonial
Hong Kong and the likely effect of continuing capitalist
- Fresh manoeuvre against democratic movements
- From ICFTU OnLine, 29 April 1997. The Hong Kong Confederation of
Trade Unions (CTU - linked to labor outside China), and the
Federation of Trade Unions (FTU - linked to China), disagree
over the external funding of political organization that
promotes democracy in Hong Kong after decolonization.
- British colonialism exits Hong Kong
- By William Pomeroy, in People's Weekly
World, 28 June 1997. Sketches history of the colony
and how lame duck colonial governor Chris Patten took political
measures that will make the situation after July 1 difficult.
- The End of a Colonial Dictatorship
- Press release from the International Action Center, 30 June 1997.
Celebrates Hong Kong's coming decolonization, but objects to US
- Handing back Hong Kong
- LM Commentary, 30 June 1997, on the eve of decolonization and an
analysis of British policies.
- Canadian Labour Congress on Hong Kong worker rights<
- Press release from Canadian Labour Congress, 15 July, 1997. Before
the return of Hong Kong, China promised to respect labor rights to
organize and bargain collectively, but afterwards it's Hong Kong
Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) governing body of business
people revoke those rights.
- Toy campaign
- From Coalition for the Charter on the Safe Production of Toys, 5
August 1997. Protest to Hong Kong Toy Manufacturers Association for
their indifference to labor laws.
- Hong Kong Diary # 17
- By Josephine Khu, 23 October, 1997. Re. rising crime in Hong Kong,
its relation to immigrants from China, and the changes there which
encourage migration to the south coast.