High school protester Bosco says he is an introvert but finds the feeling of unity on the front lines intoxicating. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong protests: from throwing bricks at police vans to becoming experts at putting out tear gas, meet the teenagers who are risking it all for their ideals

  • Tens of thousands of teenagers study hard during the week and then give up their weekends to press on with the protests, risking injury and arrest
  • Lunch and pocket money are saved to buy protest gear and hobbies have to wait while the young of Hong Kong invest their efforts in their vision of better future for the city
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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High school protester Bosco says he is an introvert but finds the feeling of unity on the front lines intoxicating. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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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.