From left, Tommy Cheung, Felix Chung and James Tien of the Liberal Party meet the press in May 2017. On July 8 this year, Tien said Cheung and two other members of the Executive Council should take responsibility for the public backlash against the extradition amendment and resign. Photo: K. Y. Cheng From left, Tommy Cheung, Felix Chung and James Tien of the Liberal Party meet the press in May 2017. On July 8 this year, Tien said Cheung and two other members of the Executive Council should take responsibility for the public backlash against the extradition amendment and resign. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
From left, Tommy Cheung, Felix Chung and James Tien of the Liberal Party meet the press in May 2017. On July 8 this year, Tien said Cheung and two other members of the Executive Council should take responsibility for the public backlash against the extradition amendment and resign. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Extradition bill protests show the pro-Beijing bloc didn’t learn from history, and now must pay the price

  • The massive upsurge in voter registration since the protests began can only mean bad news for the establishment. Many factors contributed to this point, but the biggest problem is their repeat of the mistakes of 2003

From left, Tommy Cheung, Felix Chung and James Tien of the Liberal Party meet the press in May 2017. On July 8 this year, Tien said Cheung and two other members of the Executive Council should take responsibility for the public backlash against the extradition amendment and resign. Photo: K. Y. Cheng From left, Tommy Cheung, Felix Chung and James Tien of the Liberal Party meet the press in May 2017. On July 8 this year, Tien said Cheung and two other members of the Executive Council should take responsibility for the public backlash against the extradition amendment and resign. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
From left, Tommy Cheung, Felix Chung and James Tien of the Liberal Party meet the press in May 2017. On July 8 this year, Tien said Cheung and two other members of the Executive Council should take responsibility for the public backlash against the extradition amendment and resign. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.