Seventeen Year Old Hong Kong Leader for Democracy

 

The faces and places change, but the yearning for  self-determination is  the same. . . in Egypt, Hong Kong,Kiev or Scotland.

There is universal longing for “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness!”

A brave new hero! China lied to Hong Kong about promises they made regarding suffrage.  Does that sound familiar Scotland?

http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/01/hong-kong-protests-mark-twist-in-history-of-umbrella-symbolism/

About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
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9 Responses to Seventeen Year Old Hong Kong Leader for Democracy

  1. It does sound familiar indeed Anne.x

  2. Dalo 2013 says:

    This truly is an amazing time ~ and such a strong group of students/people making the feelings of the population known (although he has shown he is just 17 yrs. old a few times, he’s what HK and all societies need). It is interesting, however, how HK never had a glimpse of democracy or such freedoms when Britain ruled…

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