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Avoid quick judgments of Hong Kong protests

Aug 06, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

Mr Leslie Fong should try to restrain himself from prescribing Singapore-style order for the Chinese Special Administrative Region, as well as refrain from speaking on behalf of Singaporeans on the recent unrest there (Hong Kong at a crossroads, Aug 1).

He has also been quick to implicate the foreign "black hands" for the ongoing protests in Hong Kong based on conjecture.

Unlike in Singapore, mass protests are a legitimate form of free expression in Hong Kong, especially in the abs...