It has been an eventful month since China’s authorities imposed a nationwide safety legislation on Hong Kong.
China’s leaders say it’s important to curb months of disruptive protests, however critics say it’s the demise knell of democracy in one of the crucial vibrant cities on the earth.
Police have detained scholar activists; 12 democratic candidates have been disqualified from a now postponed Legislative Council election; and regardless of going into exile, activists abroad resembling Nathan Law now face needed notices in the event that they return to Hong Kong.
So what’s the future for autonomy and freedom of expression within the international monetary hub?
Presenter: Imran Khan
Isaac Cheng – Pro-democracy campaigner
Andrew Leung – Independent China strategist
Stephen Vines – China analyst and writer of Defying the Dragon: Hong Kong and the World’s Largest Dictatorship
Source: Al Jazeera News