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Political impasse is putting Hong Kong police under unfair pressure

Hong Kong is now in its fourth week of intense political and, to a lesser extent, civil disorder. This period is among the most significant in the city's recent history, bearing comparison only with the 2003 protests in terms of its political importance.

23 Oct 2014 - 5:24AM

Hong Kong is now in its fourth week of intense political and, to a lesser extent, civil disorder. This period is among the most significant in the city's recent history, bearing comparison only with the 2003 protests in terms of its political importance.

Political impasse is putting Hong Kong police under unfair pressure
Hong Kong police are not the enemy

Police forces in democracies (or semi-democracies, as here in Hong Kong) can only sustainably operate with the tacit agreement of the majority of the people.

4 Oct 2014 - 2:28AM

Police forces in democracies (or semi-democracies, as here in Hong Kong) can only sustainably operate with the tacit agreement of the majority of the people.

Hong Kong police are not the enemy