“Nobody here knows who they are. Nobody invited them.”
“All Hong Kongers are afraid, but what more do we have to lose?”
“This movement is not a rebellion, it is a cry for righteousness”
“If we don't use radical ways to fight against the government, [then] the government will still see us as nothing.”
Protestors say the police have increasingly turned to excessive force in recent weeks, at the same time that they’ve turned a blind eye toward violent actors, like the triads.
Hong Kong protesters are trying to stop the pro-Beijing government from taking away their freedoms.
“This time, I realized that I really had to do something.”