Protest posters adorn temporary metal hoardings, used to cover damaged glass windows, at an entrance to the HKU MTR station, in the Shek Tong Tsui area of Hong Kong on October 23. Protests in Hong Kong and recently in New York have shared the common targets of the police and the public transport systems. Photo: Bloomberg

Are New York protesters copying Hong Kong, or the other way around?

Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protest posters adorn temporary metal hoardings, used to cover damaged glass windows, at an entrance to the HKU MTR station, in the Shek Tong Tsui area of Hong Kong on October 23. Protests in Hong Kong and recently in New York have shared the common targets of the police and the public transport systems. Photo: Bloomberg
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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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