Demonstrators in Hong Kong hold Catalan pro-independence flags during a pro-democracy march, in Tsim Sha Tsui on October 20. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong protests or Catalonian: beware the risks of the ‘either-or’ debate

Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Demonstrators in Hong Kong hold Catalan pro-independence flags during a pro-democracy march, in Tsim Sha Tsui on October 20. Photo: AFP
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A fire set by protesters burns near Yau Ma Tei MTR station at Waterloo Road on October 20. Photo: Felix Wong

How to further inflame Hong Kong protests: start talking about the national security law

  • Senior Beijing official’s comments linking the protests to the lack of a national security law in Hong Kong add to the pressure on the city’s chief executive, who is struggling to contain the unrest
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A fire set by protesters burns near Yau Ma Tei MTR station at Waterloo Road on October 20. Photo: Felix Wong
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