Peace and Freedom

30pc of city’s youth are dissatisfied with society and more support civil disobedience, survey says

By Stuart Lau
South China Morning Post

Almost one in three young adults in Hong Kong are dissatisfied with society, according to a survey by a local think tank, a quarter of whose respondents said they would be willing to rejoin the Occupy movement if it started up again.

Some 40 per cent said they supported civil disobedience in the pursuit of justice.

The findings by the Hong Kong Ideas Centre were released before the government is due to unveil its political reform proposal to the Legislative Council later this month, an event that may spark further protests. Of the 1,505 respondents to the survey, aged between 15 and 39, some 30 per cent expressed dissatisfaction…

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