Clashes at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin on Tuesday. Photo: Felix Wong
Clashes at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin on Tuesday. Photo: Felix Wong

Is Beijing ready to step in to stop Hong Kong protests?

  • Despite the escalating chaos this week, observers do not think the central government is ready for such a drastic step
  • One analyst believes that the cost to China’s international reputation is still too high while another questions whether it has an effective plan

Clashes at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin on Tuesday. Photo: Felix Wong
Clashes at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin on Tuesday. Photo: Felix Wong
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