Several hundred doctors have signed a letter supporting the way police have handled the protests, but the profession remains divided over the issue. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hundreds of doctors side with police over Hong Kong protests, exposing deep divisions in medical profession

  • About 500 medics back the force’s handling of unrest and urge city not to glorify violence in open letter
  • It follows show of support for protesters by other health care staff that slammed police’s use of force
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Several hundred doctors have signed a letter supporting the way police have handled the protests, but the profession remains divided over the issue. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Christy Leung

Christy Leung

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

Danny Lee

Danny Lee

Danny joined the Post in 2013 as an intern before becoming a reporter on the City desk. He is an expert on aviation.