The Screams from Hong Kong Are Heard, but Who Is Listening? – Recording available online
May 17, 2022: The full recording of the webinar “The Screams from Hong Kong Are Heard, but Who Is Listening?” is now available on ISDP’s YouTube channel.
The city which has been the symbol of the gate between East and West has become a window for the Chinese Communist Party’s power ambitions and brutal oppression. What is happening in Hong Kong now has come to be described as a defiant battle between David and Goliath. Even when Hong Kong was handed over from Britain in 1997 to China there were critics who said it was naive to think that Beijing would keep its fingers crossed for the 50 years promised. These critics are now right. Over time Hong Kongers have shown courage and demanded a response from the outside world. Their cries have been heard but has the outside world listened and dared to act towards an increasingly powerful China?
We had a talk with Simona Mohamsson is a Swedish politician, human rights activist and debater who published the book “Hong Kong RIP” in 2019.