Police Fire a Gun for the First Time at Hong Kong Protest
- Published: 28 August 2019
- Things took a turn for the worse in Hong Kong this weekend. Police took unprecedented action on protestors, using water cannons to disperse crowds and later shooting their first live round since protests began 11 weeks ago.
Scenes of conflict between protestors and police are becoming increasingly common. And now, some youngsters believe that fighting back with force is the only way to get the government's attention.
“For us, if we don't use radical ways to fight against the government, [then] the government will still see us as nothing,” says 20 year-old Jen, who asked to use a pseudonym due to the heightened security risk.
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