Hong Kong Activist Nathan Law “We All Know that Danger Is Everywhere”

In an interview, Nathan Law, one of the leaders of the democracy movement in Hong Kong, discusses the transformation of the special administrative region into a police state. He also talks about his new life in London and his hopes for German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Interview Conducted By Jörg Schindler
Hong Kong activist Nathan Law

Hong Kong activist Nathan Law

Foto: Ossi Piispanen / DER SPIEGEL
DER SPIEGEL 33/2020
Protesters and police in Hong Kong on May 24: "There is a politics of fear and terror dispersing."

Protesters and police in Hong Kong on May 24: "There is a politics of fear and terror dispersing."

Foto: Ivan Abreu / ZUMA WIRE / imago images
Law during his interview with DER SPIEGEL journalist Jörg Schindler: "The global community needs to act as a coherent front whenever they do business with China: to enforce human rights, to hold them accountable."

Law during his interview with DER SPIEGEL journalist Jörg Schindler: "The global community needs to act as a coherent front whenever they do business with China: to enforce human rights, to hold them accountable."

Foto: Ossi Piispanen / DER SPIEGEL
Germans are "still prioritizing trade far more than human rights."
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