lørdag 13. februar 2016

Why Hong Kong's Government Won't Look Too Closely at The 'Fishball Revolution'

On the first night of the Year of the Monkey, Hong Kong saw the biggest clashes between police and citizens for half a century, on the streets of Mong Kok, leaving more than 120 people injured. However, the very next day, without any investigation, the government announced that the incident was a "riot" conducted by "violent radicals," without looking at any of the events that preceded it, nor the consequences. They just relied on the public abhorrence of violence to whitewash their own responsibility for the deterioration in relations between the public and the police. Read more