Protesters use umbrellas to protect themselves on Sunday as they face-off with riot police after a march in Sha Tin. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protesters in Sha Tin showered with support and supplies – even from 10 floors up

  • Residents of nearby housing estates tossed down protest necessities – such as water bottles, umbrellas and cling wrap
  • ‘Tears welled up in my eyes,’ says Sha Tin district councillor who took part in the protest
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Protesters use umbrellas to protect themselves on Sunday as they face-off with riot police after a march in Sha Tin. Photo: Felix Wong
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Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.

Zoe Low

Zoe Low

Zoe Low is a reporter at the Post, joining in 2018. Previously, she was an intern at The News Lens International in Taipei, covering Taiwan-China relations and foreign policy and social issues around Asia, particularly Southeast Asia. She graduated from the London School of Economics and the National Chengchi University in Taiwan.