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Patrik K. Meyer
Opinion

Opinion

Patrik K. Meyer

Hong Kong protesters have made it clear they know their rights, but they must also recognise their obligations

  • The establishment of most rights is only viable and sustainable if human obligations are fulfilled first
  • The right to protest presupposes people’s duty to inform themselves of the facts and to respect the opinions of those who disagree

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Patrik K. Meyer

Patrik K. Meyer

Patrik K. Meyer holds a PhD in politics and international studies from the University of Cambridge and is currently a visiting scholar at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia.