The U.S. uses all colour revolution technologies in Hong Kong to destabilize China

Summary

All possible colour revolution technologies are used in Hong Kong. Americans organized all possible forces they have over the world. Many Ukrainian specialists in colour revolutions were arrested in Hong Kong. China is the main geopolitical challenge for the U.S. We talk about attempts to destabilize China through Hong Kong because it is not fully controlled by China, it has large numbers of transnational corporations and foreign citizens and a wider room for propaganda.

Disproof

This is conspiracy theory consistent with a recurring pro-Kremlin propagandistic narrative about US or West-funded Hong Kong protests.

Pro-Kremlin media have long used the narrative about anti-government protests being funded by the US. Examples include colour revolutions in post-Soviet states, the “Arab Spring” revolts, and Ukraine's Euromaidan in 2014. Western non-governmental organisations are often targeted by pro-Kremlin disinformation as agents of this subversive and state-driven influence.

The protests in Hong Kong started in June 2019 over a controversial extradition law, but have expanded to call for Hong Kong's leader to step down, an inquiry into alleged police brutality, for those who have been arrested to be released and greater democratic freedoms.

See earlier disinformation cases alleging that Hong Kong protests are the West’s revenge on China for not waging war against Russia and that the US and Western powers allegedly fund and organize the protests in Hong Kong here, here, here and here.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 169
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 07/10/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Hong Kong, US, China, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Protest, Colour revolutions, Conspiracy
  • Outlet: Sputnik Belarus @ Gorizont Sobytiy time 38:55 - 41:40
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