Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

Don’t blame police for arresting child protesters

  • Hong Kong Paediatric Foundation should offer expert help to police, not grandstand with unfounded accusations about the treatment of underage detainees

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High school protester Bosco says he is an introvert but finds the feeling of unity on the front lines intoxicating. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong protests: from throwing bricks at police vans to becoming experts at putting out tear gas, meet the teenagers who are risking it all for their ideals

  • Tens of thousands of teenagers study hard during the week and then give up their weekends to press on with the protests, risking injury and arrest
  • Lunch and pocket money are saved to buy protest gear and hobbies have to wait while the young of Hong Kong invest their efforts in their vision of better future for the city
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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High school protester Bosco says he is an introvert but finds the feeling of unity on the front lines intoxicating. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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