Hong Kong’s extradition protests: one country, two systems and a vicious circle of mistrust with Beijing

//Hong Kong’s extradition protests: one country, two systems and a vicious circle of mistrust with Beijing

Hong Kong’s extradition protests: one country, two systems and a vicious circle of mistrust with Beijing

Ever since the historic protests broke out in Hong Kong this month, senior politicians in Taipei have felt a touch of schadenfreude.With Taiwan’s presidential election cycle heating up, the Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen, who is seeking re-election, and potential opposition candidate Terry Gou, one of the island’s richest men, have both pointed to Hong Kong’s mass protests as proof that Beijing’s “one country, two systems” formula has failed in the city.This sentiment has been echoed across…

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