Hong Kong’s embattled police force is holding the city back from the brink. Illustration: Kaliz Lee

How Hong Kong’s embattled police force is holding the city back from the brink against all odds

  • In a series of in-depth articles on the unrest rocking Hong Kong, the Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues, current state of affairs, and where it is all heading
  • Once a demoralised force under constant attack by protesters and widely criticised by the public, police are now finding new strength in their role as the last line of defence to prevent total chaos in the absence of a political solution
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong’s embattled police force is holding the city back from the brink. Illustration: Kaliz Lee
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Yonden Lhatoo

Yonden Lhatoo

Yonden Lhatoo is the Chief News Editor at the Post. He had worked as a television news anchor and editor in Hong Kong for nearly two decades before joining the SCMP in 2015.

Christy Leung

Christy Leung

Christy writes about crime and security-related stories for South China Morning Post's city desk.