Protesters hold a flash mob rally at Chater Garden in Central on October 2, in support of a Secondary Five student who was shot by a police officer during scuffles following a mass rally the previous day, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Photo: Sam Tsang
Albert Cheng
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Opinion

Albert Cheng

Brutal Hong Kong police creating a cycle of violence in protest-torn city

  • Carrie Lam must act to stop the use of excessive force on protesters. Anything else is just a political stunt that angers people, like her community dialogue platform ended up being. Given the police brutality, it is impossible to ask protesters to remain calm and rational

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Protesters hold a flash mob rally at Chater Garden in Central on October 2, in support of a Secondary Five student who was shot by a police officer during scuffles following a mass rally the previous day, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Albert Cheng

Albert Cheng

Ir. Albert Cheng is the founder of Digital Broadcasting Corporation Hong Kong Limited, a current affairs commentator and columnist. He was formerly a direct elected Hong Kong SAR legislative councillor. Mr Cheng was voted by Time Magazine in 1997 as one of "the 25 most influential people in new Hong Kong" and selected by Business Week in 1998 as one of "the 50 stars of Asia".