Family members of students barricaded inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University hold up signs during a protest on November 19. Photo: AFP
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

Richard Harris

The lost generation? After neglecting the underlying problems that led our young people to protest, it’s up to us to nurture them

  • Hong Kong faces a much stiffer challenge than merely ending the protests, restoring stability and boosting the economy
  • Deep-seated frustrations have radicalised thousands of young people who should be leading the city into the future

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Family members of students barricaded inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University hold up signs during a protest on November 19. Photo: AFP
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Protesters holding flowers to remember Chow Tsz-lok after a graduation ceremony was cut short at the University of Science and Technology on November 8. Chow died after falling from a car park during a police clearance operation. Photo: AP
Michael Chugani
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Michael Chugani

A Hong Kong that writes off young protesters is writing off its future. Not that Carrie Lam will understand

  • The chief executive ignored peacefully protesting masses months ago. Following a student’s death, she says the violence she forced some protesters into won’t get them anywhere. She and others like her just don’t get what students are fighting for

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Protesters holding flowers to remember Chow Tsz-lok after a graduation ceremony was cut short at the University of Science and Technology on November 8. Chow died after falling from a car park during a police clearance operation. Photo: AP
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