My Take by Alex Lo
Hong Kong is not Tiananmen, history offers no guidance
- Western writers should remember that today’s city protests, thanks to police professionalism and restraint, cannot be compared to Beijing events in 1989
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.