Wong Choi-fung, a housewife with a doctoral degree, helped to get other homemakers in the city involved in opposing the government's proposed extradition bill through an online petition. Photo: Dickson Lee
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Extradition is a critical issue – all Hongkongers, including housewives, are entitled to speak out about it

  • A lawmaker’s attack on a homemaker’s petition against the extradition bill, suggesting that housewives are politically irrelevant and worthy of ridicule, is profoundly misogynistic

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Wong Choi-fung, a housewife with a doctoral degree, helped to get other homemakers in the city involved in opposing the government's proposed extradition bill through an online petition. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Cliff Buddle
Cliff Buddle
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Cliff Buddle

Carrie Lam may win the battle to pass Hong Kong’s extradition law. But at what cost?

  • Though not a democracy, Hong Kong is ruled by consultation and consensus. Pushing through the extradition bill against all opposition will upset this understanding and alter the balance of the ‘one country, two systems’ arrangement

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