Two years ago protests broke in Hong Kong against the undemocratic practices of the Chinese regime. One year ago The New Security Law paved the way to a series of attacks to democracy in the city. How has China achieved this? What is its strategy?
On 30 June 2020, the Chinese Government passed the Hong Kong Security Law, a much debated piece of legislation which was welcomed with strong protests both in the region and at an international level.
How will the new law concretely affect Hong Kong? And how did international actors respond to it?
In East Asia, some small cities could even be considered more powerful than big countries. This analytical report compares the political and economic structures of Hong Kong and Singapore, two leading Asian Tigers, concluding that their differences continuously unite and divide them over time, but that one cannot survive without the other.