Hong Kong riot police wear protective masks during a protest rally on November 2. Photo: Ivan Abreu/SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa

To understand Hong Kong protests: don’t get angry, get rational

  • We should not pass judgment based on anecdotal evidence or attack people’s character instead of their behaviour
  • We must accept that citizens need to abide by the law, and that actions have consequences
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong riot police wear protective masks during a protest rally on November 2. Photo: Ivan Abreu/SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa
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Peter Kammerer
Peter Kammerer
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Shades Off by Peter Kammerer

Hong Kong’s protest violence will only hasten the city’s integration into ‘one country’

  • A communique issued after the Communist Party’s fourth plenum, which warns of sweeping changes in relations with Hong Kong and implicitly criticises our legal system, should have alarm bells ringing over the future of ‘one country, two systems’

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