SCMP Opinion Series

Hong Kong’s summer of discontent

On June 9, a million Hongkongers marched to oppose the revision of Hong Kong’s extradition laws, kicking off a series of protests of increasing scale and intensity. Repeated violent confrontations between protesters and police have severely disrupted the economy, government function, and many aspects of daily life. How did we get here, and where will this lead? The Post’s columnists and regular contributors try to make sense of the tumult as Hong Kong fumbles for a resolution. Here are some of the best commentaries we’ve run.

Updated: 8 Sep 2020