Convenor of the Executive Council, Bernard Chan (front) meets the media at the government headquarters in Tamar, Admiralty, on June 22. Photo: Nora Tam

Three steps Hong Kong’s Exco convenor Bernard Chan can take towards ending the protest stalemate

  • The Executive Council convenor is possibly the only senior public figure associated with the government able to command enough respect from both sides to broker an end to the crisis
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Convenor of the Executive Council, Bernard Chan (front) meets the media at the government headquarters in Tamar, Admiralty, on June 22. Photo: Nora Tam
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Anti-extradition bill protesters set fire to objects to obstruct Nathan Road in Mong Kok on August 3. Dousing all hope for protesters will only fire up their desperation in a nihilistic battle to the end. Photo: Felix Wong
Ronald Chiu
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Opinion

Ronald Chiu

Refuse Hong Kong’s protesters everything, and they will fight to the bitter end

  • This is not a storm that Carrie Lam’s administration can sit out. Deny the protesters everything and we force them to fight the current political order to the death, in nihilistic destruction, convinced they have nothing to lose

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Anti-extradition bill protesters set fire to objects to obstruct Nathan Road in Mong Kok on August 3. Dousing all hope for protesters will only fire up their desperation in a nihilistic battle to the end. Photo: Felix Wong
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