My Take by Cliff Buddle
Peaceful protests are part of city life and must return
- With the right to demonstrate under threat and leading members of the pro-democracy movement heading to jail, we are in danger of losing a powerful safety valve that has contributed to stability and better governance
A journalist for more than 30 years, Cliff Buddle began his career as a court reporter in London and moved to Hong Kong in 1994 to join the Post. Specialising in court reporting and legal affairs, he has held a variety of editorial positions, including Deputy Editor and Acting Editor-in-Chief. He is a regular columnist.