The slogan ‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our time’ can be found spray-painted all over Hong Kong. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Why chanting popular slogan ‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times’ could sink chances of district council election hopefuls

  • Dominant rallying cry of the protest movement was used by independence activist Edward Leung during his 2016 election campaign
  • District council hopefuls questioned on the slogan by returning officers include Sha Tin district councillor Billy Chan
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The slogan ‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our time’ can be found spray-painted all over Hong Kong. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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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.