Article taken from: www.chinadailyhk.com
Violence doesn’t advance political agenda as verified by Hong Kong experience By Paul Surtees Sunday, November 29, 2020, 22:34 By Paul Surtees For generations, Hong Kong citizens were held in high esteem internationally for their serious work ethic, their reliability and their social harmony. Such sterling human qualities could readily be emulated by the citizens of other world cities. […] There is a whole litany of Hong Kong protest behavior which has started to be copied elsewhere, some of them comparatively harmless, some of them not. […] We in Hong Kong have learned that violence does not advance anyone’s political agenda, nor contribute to finding a solution to political disagreements Let’s start with the protest attire, an all-black fashion has been taken up elsewhere, having originated in Hong Kong. […] Another Hong Kong protesters’ strategy emulated elsewhere is the last-minute announcements of protest gathering sites via social media, with numerous short-duration protest locations changing as the authorities attempt to catch up with protest gatherings.
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