A woman cries for anti-government protesters as they hand out face masks to local residents, outside Kwai Fong MTR station on August 12. Riot police had fired tear gas in the area the night before. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong election ban on Joshua Wong yet more proof of clueless government

  • Whether one agrees or disagrees with Wong, he is a highly talented politician, a rarity in Hong Kong, now denied a chance to move forward from the role of protester to that of a constitutionally elected representative
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A woman cries for anti-government protesters as they hand out face masks to local residents, outside Kwai Fong MTR station on August 12. Riot police had fired tear gas in the area the night before. Photo: Winson Wong
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A man wipes his eyes after yet another weekend of tear gas on the streets of Hong Kong, on October 6. Photo: AP
Bernard Chan
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Bernard Chan

Beneath the Hong Kong protests, a mental-health time bomb is ticking as fear and mistrust grow

  • Hong Kong, with its high suicide rate, has long been ill-equipped to deal with its mental health issues. The unbearable pressures of the ongoing protests could make that challenge the city’s biggest yet

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A man wipes his eyes after yet another weekend of tear gas on the streets of Hong Kong, on October 6. Photo: AP
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