Police officers and protesters brawl at the Sha Tin MTR station on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong
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Answer to Hong Kong protest crisis lies at home, not in hands of foreign powers

  • Asking the United States to intervene does not seem like a wise step because it risks complicating matters further and having economic consequences

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Police officers and protesters brawl at the Sha Tin MTR station on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong
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Stephen Orlins said the proposed legislation “risks being counterproductive”. Photo: Handout

US bill on Hong Kong won’t help city out of political crisis, former diplomat says

  • If city loses special status as a result of the proposed legislation it ‘would be the death knell for Hong Kong’, according to Stephen Orlins
  • National Committee on US-China Relations president makes remarks as protesters march to US consulate, calling on Washington to pass the act
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Stephen Orlins said the proposed legislation “risks being counterproductive”. Photo: Handout
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