Anti-government protesters set fire to an entrance to Mong Kok MTR station on October 5. Photo: Edmond So

MTR should stay closed, so violence cannot spread across Hong Kong like fire

Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters set fire to an entrance to Mong Kok MTR station on October 5. Photo: Edmond So
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A fire burns on a road in Hong Kong on October 1. The violent protests are harming everyone, but perhaps worst of all for the long term, Hong Kong’s reputation as a safe and civilised place to do international business is suffering. Photo: Sam Tsang
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

How the flames of Hong Kong’s out-of-control protests are being fanned by a rigid mindset, leaving no place for those with an open mind

  • Like a political rally, the Red Guards or a heated football match, the protests have been taken over by a frenzied mindset. It’s no longer clear what the protesters’ goal is, but it is obvious that they are doing lasting damage to Hong Kong

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A fire burns on a road in Hong Kong on October 1. The violent protests are harming everyone, but perhaps worst of all for the long term, Hong Kong’s reputation as a safe and civilised place to do international business is suffering. Photo: Sam Tsang
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