Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is greeted by protests as she arrives at the Legislative Council on October 16 in an attempt to deliver her policy address. In the end, she was forced to deliver it in a televised address. Photo: Reuters
Nicholas Gordon
Opinion

Opinion

Nicholas Gordon

Joshua Wong’s election ban shows Hong Kong needs to plan now for democratic reform, not wait until officials say the time is right

  • If anything, the protest movement has succeeded in putting political reform back on the table. To seize this opportunity and avoid another fiasco like in 2015, those who want electoral reform must start preparing workable strategies now
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is greeted by protests as she arrives at the Legislative Council on October 16 in an attempt to deliver her policy address. In the end, she was forced to deliver it in a televised address. Photo: Reuters
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