Tell me is the title of an advertisement calling for universal suffrage in Hong Kong. It ran once as a full page ad on the front page of most Hong Kong newspapers on 28 October 2005, and inspired many other people and groups in Hong Kong to run advertisements supporting democracy.
|“||Tell me, will I see the day of universal suffrage?
A 78-year-old Hongkonger who waited from 1984 to 2005
It was written in white text on a dark background. It also included a picture of an hourglass. About HK$200,000 ($25,600) was spent in placing the ads. In 2007, two more ads were placed costing about HK$100,000. The old man quoted in the ad worked in the property industry and is now retired. Legislator James To assisted him in designing and placing the advertisements.
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- "78歲的香港人為什麼一定就是老先生？" (in Traditional Chinese). inmediahk.org. 25 November 2005. Retrieved 22 September 2007.[dead link]
- "香港民主運動轉由議會外主導". Asia Times (in Traditional Chinese). 14 November 2005. Retrieved 22 September 2007.
- "聚焦香港﹕香港政改討論的對抗升溫--姬勵思" (in Traditional Chinese). Radio Free Asia. 16 November 2005. Retrieved 22 September 2007.
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