Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

Why young rebels welcome a societal collapse

  • Some radical groups believe the only way to destroy the central government and Communist Party is by destroying the city first. They even have a term for it, lam chao, which roughly means ‘self-destruct together’, as a way to ‘liberate’ Hong Kong.

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Alex Lo

Alex Lo

Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.