|Author (Person)||Bond, Ian|
|Publisher||Centre for European Reform|
|Series Title||CER Insight|
|Content Type||Research Paper|
Even in concert with other powers, the EU cannot save Hong Kong’s autonomy, if China is determined to snuff it out. But the Union should do what it can to encourage Beijing to hold back, and to ensure that China understands that there could be no rapid return to business as usual in the event of major repression in Hong Kong. If the EU wants to be taken seriously as a geopolitical player, its response to events in China and Hong Kong must be more than hand-wringing.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||China, Europe|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|