Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves the Legislative Council chamber for a second time, as heckling opposition lawmakers thwart her attempts to deliver the annual policy address on October 16. The address was eventually delivered by video. Photo: AFP

Why Hong Kong media must stop blaming Carrie Lam: it sends out the message that protest violence will succeed

  • Critics of the latest policy address are indifferent to its contents, choosing to highlight instead the lack of a response to the five demands of protesters
  • The implicit support of misguided critics is why protesters are not retreating
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves the Legislative Council chamber for a second time, as heckling opposition lawmakers thwart her attempts to deliver the annual policy address on October 16. The address was eventually delivered by video. Photo: AFP
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