Communist Party emerges from shadows in Hong Kong – UCA News

China’s Communist Party has abandoned its tradition of working from the shadows in Hong Kong as authorities pursue a sweeping crackdown on critics and remould the financial hub in the mainland’s authoritarian image. While Hong Kong was returned by colonial Britain in 1997, Beijing has historically been wary about making the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) too visible in a city where many hail from families who fled the worst excesses of its rule. “There were a few reasons for the CCP to be kept out of sight,” political analyst Willy Lam told AFP. “The CCP was associated with a series of horrendous mistakes including the Cultural Revolution, the three years of famine and so forth.”

Communist Party emerges from shadows in Hong Kong – UCA News

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