A pro-democracy demonstrator setting up a sign for a first aid zone near a barricade during the 2014 protests. Photo: AFP

First aid workers from Hong Kong 2014 protests front lines have stories told in new documentary

  • In Mong Kok First Aid, filmmaker Mavis Siu documents the experiences of voluntary frontline first aiders during 2014’s violent Mong Kok street protests
  • One speaks of how they used mobile phone torches to examine injuries, ranging from open head wounds to extensive bruising on protesters’ bodies
Topic |   Cinema

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A pro-democracy demonstrator setting up a sign for a first aid zone near a barricade during the 2014 protests. Photo: AFP
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Hong Kong protesters in their “uniform” of black T-shirts at a shopping mall in Yuen Long district. Chinese customs authorities have banned the shipping of black clothing to Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE

China bans exports of black clothing to Hong Kong amid protests; all mailings to city ‘severely investigated’, courier firm worker says

  • Courier companies based in Guangdong, province bordering Hong Kong, have issued notices that customs requires halt to deliveries of black clothing, other items
  • Protesters have adopted as their uniform black T-shirts, jeans and sneakers, often paired with a black face mask
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong protesters in their “uniform” of black T-shirts at a shopping mall in Yuen Long district. Chinese customs authorities have banned the shipping of black clothing to Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE
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