The Hongcouver by Ian Young
Fear of Hong Kong security law spreads in Vancouver, but some dare wave the black flags of ‘revolution’
- Canadian protesters worry they will be arrested if they return to Hong Kong, after waving the ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ banner or the black bauhinia flag
- Some go to great lengths to conceal their identities from authorities and keep their activities secret from family members
Ian Young is the Post's Vancouver correspondent. A journalist for more than 20 years, he worked for Australian newspapers and the London Evening Standard before arriving in Hong Kong in 1997. There he won or shared awards for excellence in investigative reporting and human rights reporting, and the HK News Awards Scoop of the Year. He moved to Canada with his wife in 2010.