Young activists hold up posters with messages supporting the protest movement and informing passers-by about upcoming events, in Hong Kong on August 20. Photo: EPA-EFE
Michael Chugani
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Chugani

Scare tactics from Beijing will only strengthen the resolve of Hong Kong protesters

  • Beijing is mistaken if it thinks Hong Kong can be ruled with a communist mindset. To rule and win over Hong Kong, it needs to think like Hongkongers; going after core values can only backfire

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Young activists hold up posters with messages supporting the protest movement and informing passers-by about upcoming events, in Hong Kong on August 20. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Facebook removed seven pages, three groups and five accounts involved in what it described as “coordinated inauthentic behaviour as part of a small network that originated in China and focused on Hong Kong”. Photo: AP

Facebook, Twitter may face backlash over removal of China accounts related to Hong Kong protests

  • Analysts say ad revenue the two platforms earn in the world’s second-largest economy could now be at risk
Topic |   Social media

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Facebook removed seven pages, three groups and five accounts involved in what it described as “coordinated inauthentic behaviour as part of a small network that originated in China and focused on Hong Kong”. Photo: AP
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