Crowds part to allow an ambulance through during a rally on June 16 against the Hong Kong government’s proposal to amend the city’s extradition laws that would allow the transfer of fugitives to mainland China. Photo: AFP
Samir Nazareth
Opinion

Opinion

Samir Nazareth

What Hong Kong’s largely peaceful protesters can teach demonstrators in India

  • In contrast to the civic-mindedness on evidence in Hong Kong’s rallies, large-scale protests in India tend towards violence that targets government infrastructure. What accounts for the difference?

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Crowds part to allow an ambulance through during a rally on June 16 against the Hong Kong government’s proposal to amend the city’s extradition laws that would allow the transfer of fugitives to mainland China. Photo: AFP
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