Riot police at the ready during clashes with protesters in Sham Shui Po after the arrest of Baptist University’s student union president for carrying a laser pointer. Photo: Edmond So
Regina Ip
Opinion

Opinion

Regina Ip

Hong Kong needs real economic and social reform right now, not an independent inquiry into the turmoil

  • A look into previous successful commissions of inquiry show that they took place when the matter was no longer ongoing
  • Because Hong Kong’s protests are still raging, an ‘independent’ inquiry would be difficult; we need a radical reform agenda instead

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Riot police at the ready during clashes with protesters in Sham Shui Po after the arrest of Baptist University’s student union president for carrying a laser pointer. Photo: Edmond So
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