The inspiration for this post is that I have seen alot of news and information about the escalating protests and it got me thinking " Should Citizens of Hong Kong Emigrate if they are in Danger of Dying?" This is way I am writing this post. Now, personally, I think that people in Hong Kong should decide whether they should emigrate or not and it isn't needed for us to get involved because I think that Hong Kong should make their own choices and - even if we think we're being helpful - we shouldn't make them for them. If I was a citizen in Hong Kong I think that I would emigrate as I wouldn't want to die in all the protesting. Also, if they have family there or their family has lived their for generations they don't want to ruin it by emigrating to another country. Mainly, I think children would need to emigrate as - to the protesters - they are meaningless and worthless and they could be easily killed or injured.
I think that lots of people would want to stay in their home country, which I can understand, and they wouldn't want to leave just because other people are showing violence. For some people it might be too expensive to get a form of transport out of Hong Kong and they might think nowhere would accept them. Also, lots of people won't want to go as they could be afraid of police or the Chinese catching them. Even though I understand all these opinions on why they wouldn't leave Hong Kong, I think the best idea would be to leave because they need to avoid danger. Of course, there is a risk in trying to leave but they will just hope for the best and hope it will be okay. In leaving Hong Kong, there is danger thst could be waiting for them and you can't ignore that. But even with that, it is still a better idea to try and escape from the protests.
As a summary, I think the choice is in the hands of the Hongkongers and Britain doesn't need to make that choice for them. I do think that leaving and finding a better life would be the better option, but it is not our place to change their minds and ( maybe ) manipulate them.