In a prisoner’s dilemma, two parties must choose whether to keep faith in one another, without any indication of whether the other side will do the same. Photo: Shutterstock

For Hong Kong, the only way out of a prisoner’s dilemma is to give and take

  • Closed-door discussions between the pro-government and pro-democracy camps on universal suffrage and national security legislation could be a first step to restoring harmony
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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In a prisoner’s dilemma, two parties must choose whether to keep faith in one another, without any indication of whether the other side will do the same. Photo: Shutterstock
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A police officer (left) fired three live shots in Sai Wan Ho on Monday morning. Photo: Nora Tam
SCMP Editorial
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Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Reconciliation needs dialogue, but first the violence must end

  • Peace will not be restored overnight, but a start has to be made and that must come from those who govern Hong Kong

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A police officer (left) fired three live shots in Sai Wan Ho on Monday morning. Photo: Nora Tam
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