Students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong get emotional after a rally on October 3 in support of arrested students. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Albert Cheng
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Albert Cheng

Students arrested in the protests are innocent until proven guilty. A Hong Kong that forgets this is doomed

  • Young protesters’ actions are the symptom of Hong Kong’s problems, not the cause. What does it say about Hong Kong when Chinese University vice-chancellor Rocky Tuan has come under attack just for speaking up for arrested students’ legal rights?

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Students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong get emotional after a rally on October 3 in support of arrested students. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has been treated as a hero on Chinese social media since he said the Hong Kong protesters were trying to “humiliate and bring down” the Hong Kong government. Photo: AFP
Alice Wu
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Alice Wu

Singapore’s prime minister spoke uncomfortable truths that both Beijing and Hong Kong’s protesters need to hear

  • Lee Hsien Loong, like his late father, sees the tensions behind ‘one country, two systems’ Beijing has not addressed. Hong Kong protesters should also take to heart his warning against the all-or-nothing approach

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Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has been treated as a hero on Chinese social media since he said the Hong Kong protesters were trying to “humiliate and bring down” the Hong Kong government. Photo: AFP
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