Calls for independence will derail Hong Kong’s push for democracy, says Chris Patten
The former governor of Hong Kong on why the call for independence is unreasonable and why he has little sympathy for it
Chris Patten, the last governor of Hong Kong, once observed that “no one who has spent any time in this city forgets it. It is one of the great exciting maritime cities: beautiful, cluttered, rumbustious. It brings together much of the best of China and of the west".