Violence may sit uneasily with many protesters, but government intransigence means the moderate protest base continues to sympathise with the actions of younger radicals, according to city academics. Photo: Edmond So

Public increasingly backing radical Hong Kong protesters despite unease over violence, say academics, as Carrie Lam's government faces even greater resistance against extradition bill

  • Moderate demonstrators out in force in Kowloon as movement remains united in spite of legislature storming by hard core of protesters
  • Sympathy for direct action stems from failure of government to respond to protester demands, say political commentators
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Violence may sit uneasily with many protesters, but government intransigence means the moderate protest base continues to sympathise with the actions of younger radicals, according to city academics. Photo: Edmond So
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