Some Chinese social media users have called for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to apologise for his tweet. Photo: AFP

Mainland Chinese fans angered by Houston Rockets general manager’s tweet supporting Hong Kong protests

  • Daryl Morey posted an image reading ‘Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong’ – a slogan used by pro-democracy protesters – before deleting it
  • Many on social media expressed their disapproval, while the NBA team’s owner said Morey did not speak for the Rockets
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Some Chinese social media users have called for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to apologise for his tweet. Photo: AFP
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The JPMorgan Chase employee, who was not identified, told those shouting at him to go back to the mainland that “We are all Chinese”. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Attack on JPMorgan banker in Hong Kong sparks outrage in mainland China

  • Mandarin-speaking employee was punched in the face by a protester outside the company’s main office in Hong Kong on Friday
  • Angry reaction to video of incident, including one commenter saying the behaviour went against the push for freedom and democracy in city
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The JPMorgan Chase employee, who was not identified, told those shouting at him to go back to the mainland that “We are all Chinese”. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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