Illustration: Craig Stephens
Ken Davies
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Ken Davies

Why any dialogue with protesters is a non-starter as long as Carrie Lam insists on preconditions

  • Carrie Lam’s insistence that violence must end before dialogue with the protesters can begin won’t work, because there is no individual or group in a leading position capable of controlling all the protesters

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Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Anti-extradition bill protesters set fire to objects to obstruct Nathan Road in Mong Kok on August 3. Dousing all hope for protesters will only fire up their desperation in a nihilistic battle to the end. Photo: Felix Wong
Ronald Chiu
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Opinion

Ronald Chiu

Refuse Hong Kong’s protesters everything, and they will fight to the bitter end

  • This is not a storm that Carrie Lam’s administration can sit out. Deny the protesters everything and we force them to fight the current political order to the death, in nihilistic destruction, convinced they have nothing to lose

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Anti-extradition bill protesters set fire to objects to obstruct Nathan Road in Mong Kok on August 3. Dousing all hope for protesters will only fire up their desperation in a nihilistic battle to the end. Photo: Felix Wong
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