The monument in Tai Po has been vandalised with an extradition bill protest slogan spray-painted on it. Photo: Handout

PLA Hong Kong Garrison pays respect to fallen war heroes at Tai Po monument, which was vandalised amid protest crisis

  • Chinese state media condemns damage and urges police to bring those responsible to justice
  • Focus on monument comes on 88th anniversary of Japan’s invasion of northeastern China
Topic |   Hong Kong's second world war history

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The monument in Tai Po has been vandalised with an extradition bill protest slogan spray-painted on it. Photo: Handout
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Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).