Protesting is what being a Hongkonger is about, commentators said in the heady early days of the anti-government movement. Photo: APProtesting is what being a Hongkonger is about, commentators said in the heady early days of the anti-government movement. Photo: AP
Protesting is what being a Hongkonger is about, commentators said in the heady early days of the anti-government movement. Photo: AP

Hong Kong protests: why the mantra of ‘no cutting of ties’ means no one will chide the violent demonstrators

  • Hongkongers have become accustomed to the sight of physical fights between police and protesters, the mess and mayhem and the clouds of tear gas fired
  • But psychology professor says ‘people are habituating to violence’, while activist says ‘the city needs more people with kind hearts and critical minds’ to change things
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Protesting is what being a Hongkonger is about, commentators said in the heady early days of the anti-government movement. Photo: APProtesting is what being a Hongkonger is about, commentators said in the heady early days of the anti-government movement. Photo: AP
Protesting is what being a Hongkonger is about, commentators said in the heady early days of the anti-government movement. Photo: AP
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