Pro-democracy and pro-government lawmakers scuffle over access to the Legislative Council chamber on May 11, 2019, amid a broader clash over controversial amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition laws. Photo: AP Pro-democracy and pro-government lawmakers scuffle over access to the Legislative Council chamber on May 11, 2019, amid a broader clash over controversial amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition laws. Photo: AP
Pro-democracy and pro-government lawmakers scuffle over access to the Legislative Council chamber on May 11, 2019, amid a broader clash over controversial amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition laws. Photo: AP
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

Legco’s past and future: Hong Kong must examine what both camps got wrong

  • There is an effort now to blame the 2019 unrest on outsiders. How much better it might have been if the patriots had done their job and set the government right on the extradition bill
  • As for the pan-democrats, their failure to condemn outright the violence revealed a lack of leadership

Pro-democracy and pro-government lawmakers scuffle over access to the Legislative Council chamber on May 11, 2019, amid a broader clash over controversial amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition laws. Photo: AP Pro-democracy and pro-government lawmakers scuffle over access to the Legislative Council chamber on May 11, 2019, amid a broader clash over controversial amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition laws. Photo: AP
Pro-democracy and pro-government lawmakers scuffle over access to the Legislative Council chamber on May 11, 2019, amid a broader clash over controversial amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition laws. Photo: AP
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