Riot police stand on a footbridge after dispersing protesters, following a rally at Chater Garden in Hong Kong’s Central district on October 14. A detailed investigation is sorely needed to examine why police policies have not been effective in facilitating proper conduct. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong protests: an independent inquiry on police conduct will take time, as it should

  • Any investigation must do a thorough job of finding out why police conduct has not always complied with their own guidelines. A lengthy inquiry is a no reason for rejecting protesters’ demand for a probe
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police stand on a footbridge after dispersing protesters, following a rally at Chater Garden in Hong Kong’s Central district on October 14. A detailed investigation is sorely needed to examine why police policies have not been effective in facilitating proper conduct. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Bricks lie on a very quiet street in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, on October 13. Photo: Bloomberg

Rioters, not the Hong Kong police, are forcing ordinary, apolitical residents into self-imposed house arrest

Topic |   Hong Kong police

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Bricks lie on a very quiet street in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, on October 13. Photo: Bloomberg
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