The situation has become so dangerous that all sides must step back before it worsens further. This will not be easy as emotions are running high and the atmosphere is so politically charged. Photo: ReutersThe situation has become so dangerous that all sides must step back before it worsens further. This will not be easy as emotions are running high and the atmosphere is so politically charged. Photo: Reuters
The situation has become so dangerous that all sides must step back before it worsens further. This will not be easy as emotions are running high and the atmosphere is so politically charged. Photo: Reuters
SCMP Editorial
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Editorial by SCMP Editorial

A truce, at least for district polls, could show the way forward

  • Escalating violence between radicals and police, coupled with government inaction, is a recipe for disaster; right-thinking people must give peace a chance

The situation has become so dangerous that all sides must step back before it worsens further. This will not be easy as emotions are running high and the atmosphere is so politically charged. Photo: ReutersThe situation has become so dangerous that all sides must step back before it worsens further. This will not be easy as emotions are running high and the atmosphere is so politically charged. Photo: Reuters
The situation has become so dangerous that all sides must step back before it worsens further. This will not be easy as emotions are running high and the atmosphere is so politically charged. Photo: Reuters
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