A vigil for Hong Kong student Chow Tsz-lok, who died after falling from a car park near a confrontation between police and protesters. A new group is hoping a peace-building forum can help to bring the city out of its current deadlock. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protests: unrest brings new group together to find ways to help city heal

  • Local and overseas speakers discuss ways to encourage dialogue, reconciliation
  • Members of Hong Kong Forward Alliance say city needs to ‘get out of deadlock’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A vigil for Hong Kong student Chow Tsz-lok, who died after falling from a car park near a confrontation between police and protesters. A new group is hoping a peace-building forum can help to bring the city out of its current deadlock. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Han Zheng had said that ending months of violence in Hong Kong was the ‘common responsibility of the city’s executive, legislative and judicial bodies’. Photo: Sam Tsang

As Hong Kong protests rage on, barristers hit back at Beijing’s comments on the city’s judiciary and its responsibilities

  • Vice-Premier Han Zheng said ending months of violence was the ‘common responsibility of the city’s executive, legislative and judicial bodies’
  • But the Bar Association says exhorting judges to help the government could be seen as a threat to their independence
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Han Zheng had said that ending months of violence in Hong Kong was the ‘common responsibility of the city’s executive, legislative and judicial bodies’. Photo: Sam Tsang
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