Members of the People’s Liberation Army honour guards march for the flag-raising ceremony during an open day, at the Hong Kong garrison’s naval base on Stonecutters Island on June 30. Photo: Reuters
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Be careful, Hong Kong protesters – as demonstrations escalate, so do Beijing’s military exercises and ‘colour revolution’ talk

  • Demonstrators should communicate that this is an internal matter for Hong Kong, consistent with national rejuvenation
  • Otherwise, Beijing may make good on the implications of its PLA exercises and ‘colour revolution’ talk

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Members of the People’s Liberation Army honour guards march for the flag-raising ceremony during an open day, at the Hong Kong garrison’s naval base on Stonecutters Island on June 30. Photo: Reuters
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With no sign of compromise from either side, the way forward is anything but clear. What is certain, though, is that prolonged violence will only expedite more forceful intervention from the authorities. Photo: AP
SCMP Editorial
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At tipping point, it is time for those who love the city to unite

  • With Carrie Lam considering sweeping emergency powers in the face of increasing unrest, efforts must be made to bring this dark chapter to an end

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With no sign of compromise from either side, the way forward is anything but clear. What is certain, though, is that prolonged violence will only expedite more forceful intervention from the authorities. Photo: AP
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