Social worker Lau Ka-tung (in black) speaks outside the High Court on Tuesday after being granted bail. He is appealing a conviction for obstructing police last July at an unauthorised rally in Hong Kong’s Yuen Long area. Photo: Brian Wong Social worker Lau Ka-tung (in black) speaks outside the High Court on Tuesday after being granted bail. He is appealing a conviction for obstructing police last July at an unauthorised rally in Hong Kong’s Yuen Long area. Photo: Brian Wong
Social worker Lau Ka-tung (in black) speaks outside the High Court on Tuesday after being granted bail. He is appealing a conviction for obstructing police last July at an unauthorised rally in Hong Kong’s Yuen Long area. Photo: Brian Wong

Hong Kong protests: social worker who blocked police vows to keep helping protesters after winning bail pending appeal

  • Lau Ka-tung was convicted of deliberately obstructing police at an unauthorised anti-government rally in Yuen Long last July
  • Referring to his recent jail stint, the 24-year-old said he felt ‘privileged to experience the suffering of protesters’

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Social worker Lau Ka-tung (in black) speaks outside the High Court on Tuesday after being granted bail. He is appealing a conviction for obstructing police last July at an unauthorised rally in Hong Kong’s Yuen Long area. Photo: Brian Wong Social worker Lau Ka-tung (in black) speaks outside the High Court on Tuesday after being granted bail. He is appealing a conviction for obstructing police last July at an unauthorised rally in Hong Kong’s Yuen Long area. Photo: Brian Wong
Social worker Lau Ka-tung (in black) speaks outside the High Court on Tuesday after being granted bail. He is appealing a conviction for obstructing police last July at an unauthorised rally in Hong Kong’s Yuen Long area. Photo: Brian Wong
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