Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Simon Young
Opinion

Opinion

Simon Young, William Hayward and Paul Yip

Hong Kong protests: show arrested youth some mercy, to begin the healing process in society

  • Greater discretion by police and prosecutors towards those arrested – whether they are under or over 18 – would represent a significant step to rebuilding trust and harmony
  • The underlying causes of the protests remain unaddressed, and genuine reconciliation must occur or the unrest might return at any time

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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