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6 mins | May 13, 2020

Events in Hong Kong reveal the thin veneer of civilisation

'Most surprising is the public’s willingness to tolerate increasing levels of violence.' After its peaceful beginnings, Hong Kong's protest movement has descended into a state of heightened violence. Writing in the Financial Times, Jamil Anderlini reports on the situation, explaining how acts of vigilante justice on both sides are threatening civility.

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