Anti-government protesters throw petrol bombs following a rally in defiance of the anti-mask law issued by the government, in Wan Chai on October 5. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protesters who use violence to silence critics can’t lay claim to Nobel Peace Prize for ‘Hong Kong people’

  • A Norwegian lawmaker has nominated ‘Hong Kong people’ for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. But the protesters she intended to nominate have no right to be called Hongkongers
Topic |   Hong Kong youth

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Anti-government protesters throw petrol bombs following a rally in defiance of the anti-mask law issued by the government, in Wan Chai on October 5. Photo: Winson Wong
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Does Hong Kong have an intimidated silent majority yearning to condemn protests? Illustration: SCMP Graphics

Hong Kong protests: is there a silent majority yearning to speak out but intimidated by violence?

  • Constant demonstrations and anti-police graffiti have become pervasive in the city, drowning out criticism of the recent movement
  • Residents writing to the Post say they feel silenced by the dominant pro-protest narrative
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Does Hong Kong have an intimidated silent majority yearning to condemn protests? Illustration: SCMP Graphics
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