The officer faced intense criticism for aiming a gun directly at protesters. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong policeman filmed aiming gun at protesters hailed as a hero by Chinese state media

  • The officer’s actions last month were widely criticised, but as mainland outlets ramp up their rhetoric against the protests he has been singled out for praise
  • Police defended his actions, saying he had been surrounded by demonstrators and had lost his helmet
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The officer faced intense criticism for aiming a gun directly at protesters. Photo: Reuters
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