Howard Lam shows his wounds at a press conference. Photo: Felix Wong

Body stapling: A cry for help or silly bragging rights? It does happen in Hong Kong, but among troubled youth

The act has been in the spotlight recently due to a political case of alleged kidnap and torture, but a bizarre trend already exists as documented online, and for others, it is a form of self-harm

Topic |   Hong Kong youth

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Howard Lam shows his wounds at a press conference. Photo: Felix Wong
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Julia Hollingsworth

Julia Hollingsworth

Julia Hollingsworth was a reporter with the South China Morning Post. Before coming to SCMP, she studied Mandarin at Tsinghua University, Beijing, and worked in New Zealand as a general news reporter for Australian Associated Press.