A protester holding up a black Hong Kong flag while marching against the extradition bill outside the Legislative Council in Tamar, Admiralty, on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: Winson Wong
Michael Chugani
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Chugani

Hong Kong’s protest stalemate can only be broken by giving the city the democracy it deserves

  • By condemning the defacing of the national emblem before the attacks on commuters in Yuen Long, Carrie Lam and Beijing displayed a lack of understanding of what Hongkongers value
  • Having missed the window of opportunity for reconciliation, only political reform will suffice

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A protester holding up a black Hong Kong flag while marching against the extradition bill outside the Legislative Council in Tamar, Admiralty, on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: Winson Wong
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