Protesters enter the Legislative Council building during a protest against the extradition bill on Monday. Photo: Dickson Lee

The storming of Hong Kong’s legislature: the inside story of how a plan was hatched on the fly by a small core of young protesters

  • Group of about 200 took poll on options at noon on Monday, with 80 per cent voting to storm Legco
  • Protesters admitted they had no concrete plan as they proceeded to break into legislature building
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Protesters enter the Legislative Council building during a protest against the extradition bill on Monday. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei joined the Post in 2018. He is a reporter on the Hong Kong desk.

Su Xinqi

Su Xinqi

Su Xinqi covers Hong Kong-mainland relational issues for the Post's Hong Kong desk. She has previously worked for Reuters and Initium Media in a variety of roles including researcher, content producer, and news editor.