The Value of Violence on Hong Kong's Streets
The National Interest -

T-Fai Yeung

Security, Asia

Even if some of the violent protests that took place in Hong Kong were morally controversial, it is questionable whether the city's police have enough moral legitimacy of their own to condemn the protesters.

In 2019, the Chief Executive, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, intended passing an extradition bill amidst fierce objections from various sectors of Hong Kong society. Large-scale peaceful demonstrations in June of that year were unable to force Carrie Lam to withdraw...

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