Police question demonstrators protesting against the Star Ferry fare increase in 1966. Photo: SCMP Police question demonstrators protesting against the Star Ferry fare increase in 1966. Photo: SCMP
Police question demonstrators protesting against the Star Ferry fare increase in 1966. Photo: SCMP
Old Hong Kong

The hunger striker who sparked April 1966 Star Ferry riots, and their aftermath

Riot Squads Called Out ran the Post’s front page headline on April 6, 1966; Wild Riots in Kowloon was the following day’s headline after troops took to the streets and a general curfew was declared

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Police question demonstrators protesting against the Star Ferry fare increase in 1966. Photo: SCMP Police question demonstrators protesting against the Star Ferry fare increase in 1966. Photo: SCMP
Police question demonstrators protesting against the Star Ferry fare increase in 1966. Photo: SCMP
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