A protester displays Guy Fawkes masks during an anti-government rally in Causeway Bay on October 1. Photo: Felix Wong
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Hong Kong’s government is dreaming if it thinks the emergency anti-mask law is going to fix a crisis it let simmer all summer

  • The government’s responses as Hong Kong’s crisis escalated since June have been insufficient to say the least. Anti-mask legislation is but the latest misstep in managing a row that now permeates all of Hong Kong society

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A protester displays Guy Fawkes masks during an anti-government rally in Causeway Bay on October 1. Photo: Felix Wong
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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
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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