Meh, my take on this is, China under Mao was horrendous. Under every successive leader there has been abuse and corruption, but here, they get shit done. Yes if you are on the end of the stick that is getting shafted, then its pretty dire, however, the average Chinese is quite happy and content with their lives as it is significantly better than 30 years ago. I do quite love it here, the people are friendly, you never feel threatened walking around at night, and the inconveniences (firewall, Whatsapp, etc), there are ways around it and also replacements for. China isn't communist atm, it is just straight up totalitarian, but it is a progressive totalitarian that is different to that of Syria, Saudis etc because the country doesn't have to contend with a brainwashed population of religious fanatics. People have common sense here and they are some of the brightest people I've met.
The thing is, Hong Kong has always been Chinese, yes there is the one country two systems ruling but it shouldn't be up to us to decide how China decides to run it. This bill whether it passes or not will make no difference. If China wants to bring someone across, it will, and have done with the bookshop owners. But I just dont like the white knighting us in the West keeps trying to intervene on other country's politics. If it was Taiwan, this would be a much different situation as the country has no political connections at all. Anyways, HLTV is hardly the place to discuss this so feel free to PM me and add me on Steam. I do like these kinds of debates.