Few customers at a restaurant in Kowloon Tong. Months of protests and a slowing economy have left key Hong Kong businesses in the food and beverage, tourism and retail sectors struggling. Photo: Sam Tsang

Who are violent Hong Kong protesters really hurting? It’s not China

  • Protesters won’t get what they want with unrelenting violence, and a forceful crackdown is not helping either. It is time for both sides to de-escalate
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Few customers at a restaurant in Kowloon Tong. Months of protests and a slowing economy have left key Hong Kong businesses in the food and beverage, tourism and retail sectors struggling. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Illustration: Craig Stephens
Ken Davies
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Opinion

Ken Davies

Hong Kong’s protesters have tried war, now it’s time for them to try dialogue and politics

  • If war is the continuation of politics by other means, the opposition should ask whether it can achieve its goals through violence. Clearly, dialogue and reaching political solutions is the way forward

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