Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from February, 2017
A crowd of more than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong this week to protest a prison sentence handed down to seven police officers convicted of assaulting a protester.
“Does the election committee have any real power? What’s the point of having an election committee then?”
Hong Kong Police and Pro-Beijing Groups Protest After Court Convicts Officers of Assaulting Activist
"Police misconduct is not frightening as these are single cases. What's frightening is police wrongdoing can be justified by politics."
Old school pundits are still trying to drum up support for Beijing's troublesome ally, but social media users aren't buying it.
"The slogan of rebuilding trust, unity and hope is just an empty promise. It is just a local version of the Chinese Communist Party’s 'harmonious society.'"