Protesters raising their hands to symbolise their five demands are silhouetted against the iconic Hong Kong skyline during a march on December 1. Photo: AP
John Patkin
Opinion

Opinion

John Patkin

Over six months of protests, Hong Kong’s leaders may have been ‘too simple, too naive’

  • The deep divisions in society since the Occupy movement in 2014 have only hardened over the recent protests
  • The government must modify or introduce new legislation to streamline police responses to various levels of violence and introduce a code of conduct for the media
Protesters raising their hands to symbolise their five demands are silhouetted against the iconic Hong Kong skyline during a march on December 1. Photo: AP
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