What do current protests mean for Hong Kong and China?

After a massive protests in Hong Kong it seems we are witnessing some concessions such as suspension of controversial extradition law and Carrie Lam apology. What kind of effect, if any, might current developments might on Hong Kong and on Chinese rule? Read few comments?
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Tiananmen massacre: Will Chinese communist regime ever admit what happened?

What would have to happen, can you imagine a scenario under which Chinese government will be willing to talk about Tiananmen massacre and address what happened 30 years ago? Read few comments.

Portrait of Mao Zedong at the Tiananmen gate. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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The backlash against Huawei seems to slow no signs of slowing down

As New York Times reports – In 5G Race With China, U.S. Pushes Allies to Fight Huawei. How would you say other countries will/should react on the US accusation against Huawei? And in your opinion, how serious are those those accusations? Read few comments.

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Will China use force against Taiwan?

Unification is the goal and force is an option, Xi Jinping says of Taiwan. Do you think that Beijing may really (under some circumstances) seriously consider the use of force against Taiwan or not, and why? Read few comments.


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Does somebody care about Uyghurs?

China says claims 1 million Uyghurs imprisoned in camps  are completely untrue. Beijing repeatedly claims it is only fighting against Islamic extremism. But China was criticized for this by UN human rights committee. How do you assess the credibility of this report, and do you think that China should be more openly criticized for dealing with Uyghurs minority? Read few comments.
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Is President Xi Jinping afraid of Winnie the Pooh?

It looks a bit absurd but it seems that Chinese authorities denied the release of the movie with Winnie the Pooh. Does it tell us something about the Chinese regime? Read few comments.
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US-China: From trade conflict to real one?

Do you think that current more or less tit-for-tat tariffs steps between the US and China might also have clear consequences for political, security Washington-Beijing relations, any worries that we could move from trade escalation to wider political conflict, or not and why?  Read few comments.
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