Robin Hibberd

Robin Hibberd

Robin Hibberd was an executive vice-president with a large Canadian-based international bank until 2015 and was responsible for its businesses in Hong Kong and China and the Asian region.. He has liv

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Why some Hongkongers are taking their chances with the mob
On Saturday, Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, flanked by 14 wooden-faced officials, condemned the violence and destruction during what she described as a “very dark night.” In an episode of savage protest the night before, mobs had smashed, clubbed and burned their way across the city. The violence occurred after the government brought emergency regulations into effect in order to ban face masks. Violence is now a constant in the Hong Kong protests. Mass demonstrations, once peaceful, used to feature protesters apologizing when things got out of hand. Such quaint acts of contrition are now a thing of the past. In her address to the people on Saturday, Lam urged Hongkongers to “condemn violenc
Why some Hongkongers are taking their chances with the mob