Hong Kong’s not dead – yet. But Carrie Lam and her cabinet must act
- If Hong Kong is to survive this ordeal, the protesters must avoid provocative acts that make crackdowns more likely
- The SAR government is most responsible for the escalation, though, through its misguided bill and recent inaction
A journalist for more than 30 years, Cliff Buddle began his career as a court reporter in London and moved to Hong Kong in 1994 to join the Post. Specialising in court reporting and legal affairs, he has held a variety of editorial positions, including Deputy Editor and Acting Editor-in-Chief. He is a regular columnist.