Police arrest a climate activist during the third day of Extinction Rebellion demonstrations in London on October 9. Photo: AFP
Samir Nazareth
Opinion

Opinion

Samir Nazareth

Why the Extinction Rebellion is a more successful social movement than the Hong Kong protests

  • The movements in Britain and Hong Kong involve young people and have met with tough police action. But while the Extinction Rebellion has inspired similar protests around the world, the Hong Kong protesters’ cause is harder to relate to

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Police arrest a climate activist during the third day of Extinction Rebellion demonstrations in London on October 9. Photo: AFP
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Edwin Choy
Opinion

Opinion

Edwin Choy

Hong Kong Bar Association has been shamefully silent on protester violence and those who support it

  • However noble their goals, protesters’ extreme violence against property and people can no longer be excused. And yet pundits and, more importantly, members of the Hong Kong Bar Association continue to make excuses for them

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