Police detained a 12-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl covering anti-government protests in Tsim Sha Tsui on Sunday. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong protests: detention of student reporter at mall demonstration sparks debate on press accreditation

  • Several student-run online media platforms have sprung up since anti-government demonstrations began in June last year
  • Some protesters are disguising themselves as reporters, police say, while educators feel minors should avoid covering dangerous events
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Police detained a 12-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl covering anti-government protests in Tsim Sha Tsui on Sunday. Photo: Handout
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