Anti-government demonstrators take part in a protest in Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong on December 30. Photo: Reuters
Viswa Nathan
Opinion

Opinion

Viswa Nathan

Did Carrie Lam choose to follow her conscience and unite Hong Kong protesters against Beijing on purpose?

  • Could a chief executive so careful about national security legislation not have predicted the public response to the extradition bill? Is it possible that she was pushing back against pressure from Beijing to bend its way?
Anti-government demonstrators take part in a protest in Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong on December 30. Photo: Reuters
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