Charmaine Carvalho

Hong Kong

Charmaine Carvalho

Copy editor on the Opinion Desk

Charmaine Carvalho has more than15 years of experience in journalism, having covered daily news, lifestyle stories and financial markets as both a reporter and sub-editor in India and Hong Kong.

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Opinion | How mum became the word in Hong Kong’s extradition protests

Whether used in support of the government or to castigate it, the potent symbol of motherhood has been animating speeches, memes and slogans. The problem is, it plays into China’s reductive narrative of Hong Kong as the prodigal son.

18 Jun 2019 - 7:30PM

Whether used in support of the government or to castigate it, the potent symbol of motherhood has been animating speeches, memes and slogans. The problem is, it plays into China’s reductive narrative of Hong Kong as the prodigal son.

How mum became the word in Hong Kong’s extradition protests