Three books and numerous columns about Hong Kong’s various protest movements were credited to ‘Kong Tsung-gan’, later revealed to be a pen name. Photo: May Tse Three books and numerous columns about Hong Kong’s various protest movements were credited to ‘Kong Tsung-gan’, later revealed to be a pen name. Photo: May Tse
Three books and numerous columns about Hong Kong’s various protest movements were credited to ‘Kong Tsung-gan’, later revealed to be a pen name. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong activist, writer ‘Kong Tsung-gan’ confirms that’s only a pen name; website says he’s really Brian Kern, an American

  • Prolific writer of columns, tweets, books on social unrest concealed true identity for five years
  • Former Amnesty International staffer Kern taught at Hong Kong school, took part in protests

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Three books and numerous columns about Hong Kong’s various protest movements were credited to ‘Kong Tsung-gan’, later revealed to be a pen name. Photo: May Tse Three books and numerous columns about Hong Kong’s various protest movements were credited to ‘Kong Tsung-gan’, later revealed to be a pen name. Photo: May Tse
Three books and numerous columns about Hong Kong’s various protest movements were credited to ‘Kong Tsung-gan’, later revealed to be a pen name. Photo: May Tse
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