Global Times reporter Fu Guohao was tied up by protesters at Hong Kong airport. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong airport attacks trigger nationalist frenzy in mainland China

  • Tuesday night’s attacks prompt widespread outrage on social media
  • State media praises the two injured men, but some commentators criticise the central government over its perceived failure to take tougher action
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Global Times reporter Fu Guohao was tied up by protesters at Hong Kong airport. Photo: Sam Tsang
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The full impact of the airport protests only became clear on Wednesday when the number of flights affected was revealed. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong airport struggles to pick up pieces after 1,000 flights grounded as security tightened after court order secured to clear protesters

  • Unprecedented violence at airport sparks widespread condemnation including from Beijing and local officials, residents and tourists, as well as business groups
  • Protesters also cable-tied, beat and tormented for several hours two mainland Chinese men they caught in terminal building
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The full impact of the airport protests only became clear on Wednesday when the number of flights affected was revealed. Photo: Dickson Lee
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