My Take by Alex Lo
Hong Kong’s protest movement is also a language war
- Many protest messages and graffiti may have lots of miswritten Chinese, but their writers only care about their effectiveness as political weapon
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.