Men armed with wooden sticks and metal poles attacked protesters and MTR passengers on the night of July 21, 2019. Photo: Reuters Men armed with wooden sticks and metal poles attacked protesters and MTR passengers on the night of July 21, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Men armed with wooden sticks and metal poles attacked protesters and MTR passengers on the night of July 21, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong protests: two merchants first to plead guilty to rioting over Yuen Long MTR attack

  • Both Lam Koon-leung, 49, and Lam Kai-ming, 44, denied a second count of wounding with intent, while prosecutors were chided for being ill-prepared
  • The July 2019 attack by a group of white-clad men was a turning point in the protest movement, provoking a public outcry over the police response

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Men armed with wooden sticks and metal poles attacked protesters and MTR passengers on the night of July 21, 2019. Photo: Reuters Men armed with wooden sticks and metal poles attacked protesters and MTR passengers on the night of July 21, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Men armed with wooden sticks and metal poles attacked protesters and MTR passengers on the night of July 21, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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