The Summer of Discontent: An Analysis on the Confrontational Tactics

The introduction of the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019 has stirred up the crowd – and especially youth – to join the “organic” protests this summer. The ripple effect of the protests is the higher civic participation among youth. This article will provide a comprehensive analysis on the cause, phenomenon and after-effects of the social movements this summer. 


The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.