Protesters have ‘zero chance’ of changing Beijing’s stance, chief executive warns in TV interview
By Samuel Chan
South China Morning Post
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has called the Occupy movement a “mass movement that has spun out of control” in an interview with TVB on Sunday morning.
He cautioned however that the movement should not be regarded as a “revolution”.
Leung also said twice that he was confident the protests “cannot go on for a long time”.
“The latest developments show that no one can lead which direction the movement goes and [decides] its pace,” he said.
“We have a responsibility to enforce the law but this incident is very special […] which is why the government, the police force included, have been handling this incident with maximum tolerance,” he said.
He said the government…
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