​​A protester throws tear gas back at police officers during a demonstration in Yuen Long in Hong Kong on July 27, 2019. Photo: AFP
​​A protester throws tear gas back at police officers during a demonstration in Yuen Long in Hong Kong on July 27, 2019. Photo: AFP

Letters | Democracy, racial equality, climate protests: why a violent fight for a better world won’t work

  • While protesters’ commitment to fighting for democracy, equality and the environment is justified, the authorities’ arguments about the need to restore social order, especially when protests turn violent, are also valid

Topic |   Climate change
​​A protester throws tear gas back at police officers during a demonstration in Yuen Long in Hong Kong on July 27, 2019. Photo: AFP
​​A protester throws tear gas back at police officers during a demonstration in Yuen Long in Hong Kong on July 27, 2019. Photo: AFP
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