The Ransacking of Hong Kong's Legislature Prompts a 'Zero Tolerance' Warning from Beijing

What [hap­pened] in Leg­Co is mob rule, not legit­i­mate polit­i­cal expres­sion,” said Steve Vick­ers, CEO of polit­i­cal and cor­po­rate risk con­sul­tan­cy Steve Vick­ers and Asso­ciates, and the for­mer head of the Hong Kong police Crim­i­nal Intel­li­gence Bureau under the British. The fly­ing of the colo­nial flag inside Leg­Co is stu­pid and igno­rant and delib­er­ate­ly cal­cu­lat­ed to inflame the cen­tral gov­ern­ment and its sup­port­ers to pro­voke some form of intervention.”