Dissent Magazine: “Hong Kong’s New Normal” by Denise Y. Ho

August 24, 2017

In this piece for Dissent Magazine, Denise Y. Ho—assistant professor of twentieth-century China—writes about the recent imprisonment of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy student activists. She argues that the Hong Kong government’s pursuit of prison terms, with the attendant inability to stand for office for five years, has disenfranchised them—the loss of political rights the very issue that sparked the Umbrella Movement street protests of 2014.  

Read the full article at Dissent Magazine.