‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times’ spray-painted on a wall at Western Police Station. Photo: Edmond So

‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times’: Who came up with this protest chant and why is the government worried?

  • First conceived as a localist election slogan in 2016, ‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times’ took awhile to resonate fully with discontented residents
  • Now the rallying cry has become the most commonly heard chant in the city amid anti-government protests
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times’ spray-painted on a wall at Western Police Station. Photo: Edmond So
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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.