We havent left Hong Kong, our homeland has left us – The Times

When Albert encountered two policemen on the street in London for the first time a few months ago he was overcome with strange and unexpected emotions. “I wanted to approach them to ask for a hug and selfie,” he said. “You cannot imagine how stressful it was to see the police on the streets in Hong Kong. We usually would go around them to avoid any chance of eye contact whatsoever.”

Albert arrived in London in December after the government offered millions of Hongkongers the chance to settle in Britain. The Chinese authorities passed a national security law last year that tightened their grip on Hong Kong and Boris Johnson announced that three million Hongkongers who hold British National (Overseas) passports could apply for a

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