Protesters place a placard in the airport apologising for the trouble on Tuesday. Photo: Kimmy Chung

Hong Kong protesters apologise for disruption at airport, plan to suspend demonstrations

  • Statement says they are ‘heartbroken and helpless’ over overreaction of some demonstrators, without mentioning specific incidents
  • Two mainland Chinese men were assaulted on Tuesday night, while hundreds of flights have been cancelled over the past two days
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters place a placard in the airport apologising for the trouble on Tuesday. Photo: Kimmy Chung
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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.

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei

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

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.