Laurel Chor has covered stories across Asia, including the deadly 2018 earthquake in Palu in Indonesia, Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh and the assassination of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Laurel Chor has covered stories across Asia, including the deadly 2018 earthquake in Palu in Indonesia, Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh and the assassination of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong photojournalist Laurel Chor on protests, primates and how industry has taught her some uncomfortable truths

  • Chor gained huge exposure for her work on last year’s anti-government protests but she says it wasn’t always out of concern for Hong Kong’s people
  • Conservation is also her passion and she has worked with gorillas and on exposing ivory poaching and the jaguar trade

Laurel Chor has covered stories across Asia, including the deadly 2018 earthquake in Palu in Indonesia, Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh and the assassination of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Laurel Chor has covered stories across Asia, including the deadly 2018 earthquake in Palu in Indonesia, Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh and the assassination of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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