Mong Kok rioters may be playing right into the hands of their nemesis, Beijing

Hong Kong, meet your sister region, Tibet. The “radical separatists” responsible for the violence in Mong Kok a fortnight ago have elevated you to that status of alarm in the words of Beijing’s top man in the city, Zhang Xiaoming. Hong Kong, meet another restive sister, Xinjiang. The protesters’ inclination “towards terrorism”—again, according to Zhang—places […]