Foreigners may be drawn to Hong Kong’s protests because of the global coverage it has received. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Foreigners who fly in to join Hong Kong protests say they’re not interfering, just ‘showing solidarity across borders’

  • Lawmaker says foreigners risk breaking the law by joining illegal marches, wearing masks
  • ‘Protest tourists’ from US, Canada say they were moved to show support for Hongkongers
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Foreigners may be drawn to Hong Kong’s protests because of the global coverage it has received. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Hong Kong and Catalonia: protest movements contrasting in style but similarly bound

  • As two groups thousands of miles apart express common cause, how far do the comparisons stretch?
  • Catalans voted for independence whereas Hong Kong protesters deny this is their aim – but their central governments’ stances are equally clear
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Illustration: SCMP
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