Cartoonist Ma Wing-shing, who, along with his assistant, was attacked in Hong Kong by members of a triad criminal gang using knives in 1989. Photo: SCMP
Cartoonist Ma Wing-shing, who, along with his assistant, was attacked in Hong Kong by members of a triad criminal gang using knives in 1989. Photo: SCMP
History

When triads attacked ‘Chinese Heroes’ cartoonist Ma Wing-shing and his assistant with knives in Hong Kong

  • The cartoonist was returning home after playing tennis with his assistant when they were attacked by triad gang members, sustaining knife wounds to their arms
  • Three months earlier, Ma, who drew a popular comic series, reported to the police that he had received a threatening phone call, but they initially ignored him

Cartoonist Ma Wing-shing, who, along with his assistant, was attacked in Hong Kong by members of a triad criminal gang using knives in 1989. Photo: SCMP
Cartoonist Ma Wing-shing, who, along with his assistant, was attacked in Hong Kong by members of a triad criminal gang using knives in 1989. Photo: SCMP
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