When one man stands above the law, no rational system of legality can stand for very long

The Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s speech on September 22, 2015 on “Hong Kongers’ responsibilities and duties to the nation” echoes similar use of these words by some former Asian leaders like Burma’s Ne Win (1962–1988), Indonesia’s Suharto (1967–1998), Pakistan’s Zia Ul Haq (1977–1988), and The Philippine’s Ferdinand Marcos (1965–1986), amongst others, who stressed the importance of […]