Student representatives report being sent death threats, which they believe are linked to assistance that protesters have received from student unions. Photo: EPA-EFE
Student representatives report being sent death threats, which they believe are linked to assistance that protesters have received from student unions. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong protests: student leaders say they were victims of death threats for supporting demonstrators

  • One student representative was told his family would be killed if he continued to help protesters, others had private data leaked
  • Union president arrested on suspicion of possessing offensive weapons says laser pens were to be used ‘for stargazing’ and as teaching aids

Student representatives report being sent death threats, which they believe are linked to assistance that protesters have received from student unions. Photo: EPA-EFE
Student representatives report being sent death threats, which they believe are linked to assistance that protesters have received from student unions. Photo: EPA-EFE
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