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Hong Kong’s Lennon walls: protest goes on in colourful collages of sticky labels

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Protesters express anger at the China extradition bill through ‘unobstructive, peaceful’ meansOn Tuesday evening Ines Wong gathered seven pieces of cardboard, attached to them colourful sticky labels with messages demanding the Hong Kong government retract a controversial extradition bill, and placed the notes under a busy footbridge in Kowloon Bay.There, dozens of passersby helped themselves to the labels, wrote their own messages and put those on the “Lennon wall”, a form of protest inspired by anti-communist activists in 1980s Prague. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/12/hong-kongs-lennon-walls-protest-goes-on-in-colourful-collages-of-sticky-labels

Author : Verna Yu in Hong Kong

Publish date : 2019-07-12 01:00:12

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