Riot police fire rounds of tear gas towards anti-government protesters in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong on August 24. Photo: Sam Tsang
Danilo Turk
Opinion

Opinion

Danilo Turk

Protests will not solve Hong Kong’s problems; society must come together for dialogue and introspection

  • There is always a deeper reality that feeds mass protests and it usually concerns socio-economic questions
  • As seen with Occupy Wall Street in New York or the Arab spring in 2011, protest mobilisation does not produce solutions
Riot police fire rounds of tear gas towards anti-government protesters in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong on August 24. Photo: Sam Tsang
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