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Anson Chan - Chief Secretary of Hong Kong, 1993-2001

Is Hong Kong’s fragile status quo irretrievably broken? Stephen Sackur interviews Anson Chan, former Chief Secretary of Hong Kong during the handover from British to Chinese rule.

Extraordinary events have become the norm in the last three months in Hong Kong. The territory has become a cockpit of political protest and sporadic violence as many thousands continue to demand democratic reform. Stephen Sackur interviews Anson Chan; she was the Chief Secretary of Hong Kong during the handover from British to Chinese rule. She is still close to the centre of the storm, as Beijing now accuses her of fomenting the protest. Is Hong Kong’s fragile status quo irretrievably broken?

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Mon 16 Sep 2019 19:06GMT

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