Hong Kong police officers fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators in 1967 and 2019. Both images are on show in an exhibition at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Hong Kong. Photos: SCMP/Birdy Chu

Hong Kong protest photos – from 2019 and 1967 – go on show; tear gas apart, they’re a study in contrasts

  • Birdy Chu, a former photojournalist, has been on the streets of Hong Kong documenting two months of protests triggered by proposed extradition law changes
  • A selection of his photos has gone on show alongside images from the deadly 1967 riots in Hong Kong, when police fired tear gas but wore shorts and long socks
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong police officers fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators in 1967 and 2019. Both images are on show in an exhibition at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Hong Kong. Photos: SCMP/Birdy Chu
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