A protester gives a thumbs up to a soldier from the People’s Liberation Army outside its building in Tamar, Admiralty, on August 31. Photo: Sam Tsang

What Hong Kong protesters should learn from the withdrawal of the extradition bill: Beijing loves the city too

  • Chief Executive Carrie Lam could not have announced the formal withdrawal without Beijing’s consent. This signals that the central government cares about the city
  • Protesters should now declare a truce to allow space for reconciliation
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A protester gives a thumbs up to a soldier from the People’s Liberation Army outside its building in Tamar, Admiralty, on August 31. Photo: Sam Tsang
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