Hong Kong Handover 1997

It was 10 years ago on June 30th, 1997 that Hong Kong was handed over back to China. Here is a YouTube video of the activities of Chris Patten, the last governor of Hong Kong, on that day.

And here is a recent audio interview of Chris Patten by Guardian Unlimited on the occasion of the 10 year anniversary of the handover.

July 1st Update: My old documentary subject Long Hair (Leung Kwok-hung) in AP news “Feisty Hong Kong Lawmaker Provokes China” via Washington Post.

July 2nd Update: CBC News report (with video), “Protest rally marks decade of Chinese rule in Hong Kong

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