A fire started by protesters burns in Tung Chung, near the Citygate mall, on September 1. Hong Kong has been gripped by a series of increasingly violent protests and ugly confrontations between protesters and police. Photo: Felix Wong

Nazi history should serve as a warning to Hong Kong: orchestrated violence breeds more violence

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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A fire started by protesters burns in Tung Chung, near the Citygate mall, on September 1. Hong Kong has been gripped by a series of increasingly violent protests and ugly confrontations between protesters and police. Photo: Felix Wong
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Protesters gather for a rally in Victoria Park on August 18. The main issue driving the peaceful marches involving millions may be the increasing “mainlandisation” of Hong Kong, instead of housing. Photo: AFP
Markus Shaw
Opinion

Opinion

Markus Shaw

China broke its promises to Hong Kong. That’s why the protest movement is back with a vengeance

  • Beijing has not really let Hong Kong people rule Hong Kong, contrary to the principle underpinning the Basic Law. When dissent is suppressed without resolving the underlying issue, protest just emerges in another form

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Protesters gather for a rally in Victoria Park on August 18. The main issue driving the peaceful marches involving millions may be the increasing “mainlandisation” of Hong Kong, instead of housing. Photo: AFP
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