Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets petitioners outside her office in Hong Kong on August 13. Photo: ReutersHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets petitioners outside her office in Hong Kong on August 13. Photo: Reuters
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets petitioners outside her office in Hong Kong on August 13. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Carrie Lam has to reconnect with the people if she is ever to understand the root of Hong Kong’s crisis

  • Since the handover, the government has systematically dismantled grass-roots listening channels. So it is hardly surprising Lam stumbled blindly into the extradition crisis
  • She needs to realise the problem is rooted in the plan itself, not the way it was communicated

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets petitioners outside her office in Hong Kong on August 13. Photo: ReutersHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets petitioners outside her office in Hong Kong on August 13. Photo: Reuters
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets petitioners outside her office in Hong Kong on August 13. Photo: Reuters
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