Lasers have become part of protesters’ toolkit since the unrest erupted in the summer. Photo: Winson Wong

Boy, 16, is first to be convicted of possessing laser pointer at Hong Kong protests

  • Teenager found guilty of two offences relating to possession of offensive weapons at September 21 protest
  • Magistrate rules the devices could be offensive weapons depending on intent and context
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Lasers have become part of protesters’ toolkit since the unrest erupted in the summer. Photo: Winson Wong
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Students hold a sit-in at Ying Wa College, one of several pupil protests held across the city on Tuesday. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong pupils cover faces in citywide protests marking one month since mask ban introduced

  • Students from at least five schools take part in demonstrations, including a march in support of two arrested students from elite secondary
  • The controversial ban was brought in on October 5 to curb anti-government unrest that has gripped city since June
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Students hold a sit-in at Ying Wa College, one of several pupil protests held across the city on Tuesday. Photo: Winson Wong
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