A woman holds a mask with slogans written on it as protesters gather outside Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong on October 5, a day after the anti-mask law came into effect. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam’s face mask ban has only added fuel to the fire

  • Now that police can arrest any protester wearing a face mask, the number of confrontations, and therefore violence, will only increase
  • Chief Executive Carrie Lam must make clear to Beijing the need for an independent commission of inquiry and threaten to resign if her advice is not heeded
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A woman holds a mask with slogans written on it as protesters gather outside Mong Kok police station in Hong Kong on October 5, a day after the anti-mask law came into effect. Photo: AFP
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