A screen shot from a video of a JPMorgan banker, holding his lunchbox, just before he was punched so hard, he lost his glasses, on October 4. To Hong Kong’s shame, no one in the crowd on onlookers came to his defence. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong protester’s attack on mainland banker belies city’s aspirations to be a free and democratic society

  • Hitting a man for expressing an unpopular view is no defence of freedom of expression. The inconvenient truth is that there are people with different perspectives being silenced for fear of threats and doxxing
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A screen shot from a video of a JPMorgan banker, holding his lunchbox, just before he was punched so hard, he lost his glasses, on October 4. To Hong Kong’s shame, no one in the crowd on onlookers came to his defence. Photo: Handout
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Luisa Tam
Luisa Tam
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SCMP Columnist

Blowing Water by Luisa Tam

Hong Kong must learn there is no black and white when it comes to anti-government protests, and sometimes good people do bad things

  • Life is about grey areas and we must understand that if our city is to survive

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