Anti-extradition bill protesters turn on their mobile phone torches as they gather outside police headquarters in Wan Chai on June 21. Photo: Felix WongAnti-extradition bill protesters turn on their mobile phone torches as they gather outside police headquarters in Wan Chai on June 21. Photo: Felix Wong
Anti-extradition bill protesters turn on their mobile phone torches as they gather outside police headquarters in Wan Chai on June 21. Photo: Felix Wong
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

How to defuse the extradition crisis: start by fixing Hong Kong’s social ills and end with democracy

  • By trying to wait out the storm, Chief Executive Carrie Lam is making another error of judgment. An inquiry into the police’s response to protesters would ease tensions but, in the long run, Hong Kong’s government must be legitimised by a democratic election

Anti-extradition bill protesters turn on their mobile phone torches as they gather outside police headquarters in Wan Chai on June 21. Photo: Felix WongAnti-extradition bill protesters turn on their mobile phone torches as they gather outside police headquarters in Wan Chai on June 21. Photo: Felix Wong
Anti-extradition bill protesters turn on their mobile phone torches as they gather outside police headquarters in Wan Chai on June 21. Photo: Felix Wong
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