Riot police stand guard on Monday as protesters smash windows of the Legislative Council complex in Tamar. Photo: Sam Tsang

The difference between Occupy and extradition protests: more Hongkongers now believe the use of violence is justified

  • Occupy protesters emphasised ‘love and peace’ in their demands for universal suffrage. Five years on, the threshold for confrontation seems lower
  • Fernando Cheung: ‘It could take decades to mend the hatred and misunderstanding’
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Riot police stand guard on Monday as protesters smash windows of the Legislative Council complex in Tamar. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.