Peter Kammerer
Peter Kammerer
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Peter Kammerer

It’s time for Hong Kong protesters to be realistic about their five demands and compromise, after district elections victory

  • Not all demands are equal: universal suffrage is not immediately likely, an amnesty is controversial and rioting is a charge best left to the courts
  • Protesters should instead focus on achieving more responsive governance, and push for an independent probe into police conduct

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Peter Kammerer

Peter Kammerer

Australian-born Peter Kammerer has lived and worked in Hong Kong for more than 30 years, joining the Post in 1988. He is a long-time editorial writer and columnist, as well as a former foreign editor.