‘Think clearly before you do anything’: Why jailed Hong Kong protester’s TV interview has divided opinion


The television appearance of a jailed Hong Kong protester urging residents to think clearly and avoid being incited to commit crimes has divided opinion, with a centrist lawmaker likening the move to mainland Chinese methods while a political observer called it a useful warning to young people about breaking the law.

Tsang Chi-kin, 22, who was jailed in October for nearly four years, appeared on a national security programme produced by broadcaster TVB on Monday and recounted his experience during the 2019 anti-government protests and his later attempt to escape from Hong Kong.

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