fredag 27. september 2019

'Burn with us': How a summer of protest pushed young Hong Kongers to the edge

J im bent over, collapsed and started crying. The 16-year-old didn't want to abandon the injured man next to him. He applied gauze to stop the man's eye from gushing with blood, but he still was having trouble walking. Jim tried to carry him, but only made it a few feet.
Clouds of tear gas were closing in. Rubber bullets had been flying overhead. The teenager's hours of first aid work on the front line had taken their toll. Physically he couldn't carry the wounded man any more. All he could do was cry.