A tender moment between protesters in the middle of a blocked road following an unsanctioned march through Hong Kong on September 29. Photo: AFPA tender moment between protesters in the middle of a blocked road following an unsanctioned march through Hong Kong on September 29. Photo: AFP
A tender moment between protesters in the middle of a blocked road following an unsanctioned march through Hong Kong on September 29. Photo: AFP

Letters | Hong Kong protest violence is the product of peaceful persuasion ignored

  • Far from being “intoxicated” by mob rule, protesters who resort to violence are desperate to be heard after months of being ignored by a heartless government and tear-gassed by an increasingly brutal police force
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
A tender moment between protesters in the middle of a blocked road following an unsanctioned march through Hong Kong on September 29. Photo: AFPA tender moment between protesters in the middle of a blocked road following an unsanctioned march through Hong Kong on September 29. Photo: AFP
A tender moment between protesters in the middle of a blocked road following an unsanctioned march through Hong Kong on September 29. Photo: AFP
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