- Officials in Hong Kong are warning against 'soft resistance' that could trigger fresh unrest.
- Hong Kong has seen a wave of emigration and a shrinking labor force since the anti-government protests in 2019.
- Controls on speech, media, books, and culture in Hong Kong are less sweeping than in mainland China.
- The term 'soft resistance' appears to refer to a broader range of political activity that the government disapproves of.
- Officials' remarks about soft resistance are sowing fear and blurring the line of what is considered legal.
Hong Kongers are bracing for an even wider clampdown on dissent
Officials in Hong Kong warn against 'soft resistance' as fears grow of an even wider clampdown on dissent. Emigration and shrinking labor force since the 2019 protests.