Studio Berlin, broadcast September 28, 2019: A closer look at the protests in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong described Hong Kong as the new Berlin - a ground zero for a new Cold War. What does Germany make of Wong's  comparison? And how do the Hong Kong protests influence Germany's relationship with China? Join host Noah Barkin and his guests, American journalist Melissa Chan and Kristin Shi-Kupfer of the Mercator Institute for China Studies in Berlin.

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Show broadcast September 28, 2019: A closer look at the protests in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong described Hong Kong as the new Berlin – a ground zero for a new Cold War. What does Germany make of Wong’s  comparison? And how do the Hong Kong protests influence Germany’s relationship with China? Join host Noah Barkin and his guests, American journalist Melissa Chan and Kristin Shi-Kupfer of the Mercator Institute for China Studies in Berlin.

This show was produced by Monika Müller-Kroll.

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