Protesters watch after setting cardboard on fire on a road in Central during a rally on September 8. The protesters’ confrontational approach and slogans such as “If we burn you burn with us” suggest they are willing to inflict enormous damage on Hong Kong if their demands aren’t met. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong’s ‘acid’ generation is eating away at the foundations of the city built over decades

  • The perspective of the youth, many of whom were born in Hong Kong, differs from that of the generation of immigrants from the mainland who put the city on the international map
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters watch after setting cardboard on fire on a road in Central during a rally on September 8. The protesters’ confrontational approach and slogans such as “If we burn you burn with us” suggest they are willing to inflict enormous damage on Hong Kong if their demands aren’t met. Photo: Reuters
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