In insisting on enacting the extradition bill, Carrie Lam has given many people in Hong Kong something to unite against. Photo: Reuters

Will the mother of Hong Kong democracy see the light on extradition bill?

  • If her predecessor was the father of “Hong Kong independence”, Lam is the mother of democracy – in giving otherwise disparate Hongkongers something to unite against
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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In insisting on enacting the extradition bill, Carrie Lam has given many people in Hong Kong something to unite against. Photo: Reuters
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A candlelight vigil in support of the jailed members of the so-called “Umbrella Nine” democracy activists, at the Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre in Hong Kong, on April 24, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg

For Hong Kong, Occupy is history: but where’s the healing for divided city?

  • The issues that caused the 2014-15 protests to spiral out of control were real and important. Jailing the protest leaders won’t make them go away
Topic |   Occupy Central

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A candlelight vigil in support of the jailed members of the so-called “Umbrella Nine” democracy activists, at the Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre in Hong Kong, on April 24, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
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