Hong Kong’s Democratic Party, the last major opposition group standing, faces existential dilemma – Therapy Box

Hong Kong’s Democratic Party, the last major opposition group standing, faces existential dilemma

Veteran Hong Kong democrat Albert Ho Chun-yan, 69, is struggling to get used to his new pair of plastic black-framed spectacles that lend him an oddly bookish air.

Gone are his signature metal-framed glasses. Hong Kong prisons ban personal items with metallic parts and Ho’s wife of more than three decades, Tang Suk-yee, told him to get used to wearing the new pair early. 

It was a scorching Sunday afternoon last weekend when Ho met This Week in Asia at his flat in Tin Hau, near Causeway Bay. …