Anti-government protesters hold a lunchtime rally at the International Finance Centre in Central on November 26. Photo: Sam Tsang
Billy Huang
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Billy Huang

Gandhi’s real lesson for Hong Kong in the midst of protests: cowardice is worse than using violence

  • Why lambast protesters’ violence but not the government coercion that led to it, or the failure to punish triad attacks?
  • We should keep in mind that Gandhi promoted non-violence, but his greatest contempt was for those who cower in the face of injustice

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Anti-government protesters hold a lunchtime rally at the International Finance Centre in Central on November 26. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Hongkongers turn out in numbers to vote on November 24. Freshly elected councillors must remember that their primary duty is community welfare and there is much to be done. Photo: Winson Wong
Justin Bong-Kwan
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Justin Bong-Kwan

Don’t let Hong Kong district council election politics detract from the importance of community affairs

  • Pro-democracy district councillors, having scored a sweeping victory, must not forget their fundamental responsibilities: to counsel the government on community affairs and ensure their constituents’ welfare needs are met

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Hongkongers turn out in numbers to vote on November 24. Freshly elected councillors must remember that their primary duty is community welfare and there is much to be done. Photo: Winson Wong
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