Telegram began blocking updates to the instant messaging app on Thursday. Photo: SCMP

Telegram social media channel used by protesters for doxxing Hong Kong police suspended after leaking thousands of pictures and videos of officers and their families

  • Channel named ‘dad finds boy’ on instant messaging app began blocking updates on Thursday
  • Before its closure, channel had more than 200,000 followers who had posted more than 4,200 pictures and videos of police officers and their families
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Telegram began blocking updates to the instant messaging app on Thursday. Photo: SCMP
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Chris Lau

Chris Lau

Chris is a reporter specialising in court and legal affairs in Hong Kong. From criminal justice to constitutional issues, he brings in the latest updates and in-depth analysis on legal issues that affect all aspects of the city. He also covers human rights issues extensively.

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.