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Hong Kong

Touro University Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

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The Empire Strikes Back: Britain's Use Of The Law To Suppress Political Dissent In Hong Kong, Richard Klein Jan 1997

The Empire Strikes Back: Britain's Use Of The Law To Suppress Political Dissent In Hong Kong, Richard Klein

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This Article highlights historical events in Hong Kong under the British administration, and calls for a reconsideration of the widely-held view of approving of British rule. Among those instances highlighed by this Article include the British use of martial law, deportation, imprisonment, flogging and censorship to deal with those who dared criticize the governance of the colony.


Immigration Laws As Instruments Of Discrimination: Legislation Designed To Limit Chinese Immigration Into The United Kingdom, Richard Klein Jan 1997

Immigration Laws As Instruments Of Discrimination: Legislation Designed To Limit Chinese Immigration Into The United Kingdom, Richard Klein

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The Tragedy Of Hong Kong, Richard Klein Jan 1997

The Tragedy Of Hong Kong, Richard Klein

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While the world watched the fireworks and celebrations occurring in Hong Kong on July 1, 1997, a far sadder event was, in fact, unfolding. The people of Hong Kong, most of whom had originally fled from China -- the country which was now taking over -- have simply never experienced the basic human right of self-determination. Rule was shifting from a colonial power which had denied the people of Hong Kong their basic human rights for virtually all of its 155-year administration, to a country which, immediately upon assuming sovereignty, made it clear that democracy would remain but a dream.


Law And Racism In An Asian Setting: An Analysis Of The British Rule Of Hong Kong, Richard Klein Jan 1995

Law And Racism In An Asian Setting: An Analysis Of The British Rule Of Hong Kong, Richard Klein

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