Riot police officers make mass arrests in Wong Tai Sin following scuffles during a mass rally on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, on October 1, 2019. Photo: James Wendlinger
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

Hong Kong protests: to bridge city’s ‘blue’ and ‘yellow’ divide, police watchdog must walk the talk

  • While those in the ‘blue’ camp vociferously defend the police, ‘yellow ribbons’ are ready to believe the worst of the force
  • If the police watchdog is to be trusted, it must be seen to act proactively. The recent case of a tussle over video footage would be a good place to start
Riot police officers make mass arrests in Wong Tai Sin following scuffles during a mass rally on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, on October 1, 2019. Photo: James Wendlinger
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