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Daniel Pascoe
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Daniel Pascoe

An amnesty and pardon scheme, properly framed, must be part of a political solution to end Hong Kong’s protest crisis

  • Far from legitimising violence or undermining the rule of law, the judicious use of an amnesty and pardons, as part of a wider political solution, can be a peace-building measure, halting violence and creating space for dialogue

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Christine Loh
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Opinion

Christine Loh

2.9 million Hongkongers have spoken. Will Carrie Lam and Beijing heed their call for political reform?

  • Hongkongers have won an opportunity to bring the change the city’s dysfunctional political system needs. Next, they must deal with their fear of the mainland system through non-violent means, like discussions on ‘one country, two systems’

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