Protesters at Sunday’s rally were against the proposed amendments to the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance. Photo: Robert Ng

Why the big difference in estimates for crowd size by police and organisers of Sunday’s protest march in Hong Kong?

  • Discrepancy in the figures is a reflection of the polarisation in society, say two scholars
  • Crowd estimations for march attendance have long been point of contention between pro-democracy and pro-government camps
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Protesters at Sunday’s rally were against the proposed amendments to the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance. Photo: Robert Ng
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Tens of thousands hit the streets on Sunday against the extradition bill. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Former security chief Regina Ip sees echoes of 2003 in Hong Kong’s extradition law protest which brought thousands to streets on Sunday

  • Ip compares scenes on Sunday to campaign 16 years ago against a national security law that ultimately forced her to quit
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Tens of thousands hit the streets on Sunday against the extradition bill. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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