Chinese Policing Essay

853 WordsApr 18, 20134 Pages
Background information on the hand over from British rule to Chinese: * After 156 years of being under British colonial rule, China resumed power over Hong Kong, on Tuesday July 1, 1997 * Hong Kong was put into a communist ruled environment but they wanted to push for a democratic one * Shortly after the hand over a list of Hong Kong’s civil rights were constrained, including the right to protest, and any form of speech representing the independence of Taiwan or Tibet * China promised that Hong Kong would “enjoy a high degree of autonomy” and “the current social and economic systems in Hong Kong will remain unchanged” for 50 years, called the Joint Declaration, signed on December 19, 1984 in Beijing. Within a…show more content…
This closer tie to the mainland is supported by the signing of a free trade agreement in
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