Travellers getting through Immigration Department’s examination at Chinese border. Photo: Handout

Some Hongkongers have phones checked for protest photos at mainland China border amid anti-government unrest

  • Residents say they have been asked to unlock their mobile phones when trying to cross the border, and officers have checked their messages
  • In one case a Hongkonger was not allowed to return to the city, while another claims he was forced to delete all relevant videos and images
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Travellers getting through Immigration Department’s examination at Chinese border. Photo: Handout
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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.