An online People’s Daily commentary has demanded Hong Kong police be given more support to quell unrest and suggested an end to violence is necessary before the local elections in November. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong elections hinge on ‘return to peace’, People’s Daily says

  • Communist Party mouthpiece’s commentary suggests end to violence necessary before November 24 district council poll
  • It backs harsher police crackdown to halt the city’s unrest ‘more effectively and forcefully’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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An online People’s Daily commentary has demanded Hong Kong police be given more support to quell unrest and suggested an end to violence is necessary before the local elections in November. Photo: Reuters
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