Brian Leung was the only protester to remove his mask after storming Hong Kong’s legislature. Photo: Sum Lok-kei

‘It wasn’t violence for violence’s sake’: the only unmasked protester at storming of Hong Kong’s legislature gives his account of the day’s drama

  • Brian Leung speaks exclusively to the Post via Telegram to explain why he removed his mask and has no regrets
  • Leung volunteered to read out key demands of protesters in chamber, feeling that after the events, clear demands had to be put on the table
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Brian Leung was the only protester to remove his mask after storming Hong Kong’s legislature. Photo: Sum Lok-kei
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Protesters smash glass panels of the Legislative Council Complex in Tamar during a protest against the extradition bill on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China. Photo: Sam Tsang

Radical core of Hong Kong protesters who trashed city’s legislature were ‘prepared to die for their cause’

  • Officials expect group to organise more protests and provoke further clashes in future to draw global attention to its quest
  • If any protesters were injured or killed, police would have been blamed to spark condemnation and bring whole administration down, says source
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Protesters smash glass panels of the Legislative Council Complex in Tamar during a protest against the extradition bill on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China. Photo: Sam Tsang
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