University students in Hong Kong form party, call for secession

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Protesters waving yellow umbrellas on the first anniversary of the Umbrella Movement protest in Hong Kong, China, 28 September 2015.

University students in Hong Kong form party, call for secession


Hong Kong’s newest political party announced itself on social media on March 16. Calling for the secession from mainland China, the newly established Hong Kong National Party, which was formed by a group of university students, Tweeted that its manifesto had been published.

‘We have set up this party because we want to harness the strength and energy from all walks of life in Hong Kong in our fight for independence,” read the manifesto published in the latest issue of Undergrads from the Univ...


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