How exactly does an apolitical young Hong Konger end up on the front lines of the Hong Kong protests?
How did he lose his faith in the Hong Kong police, which he had always held in high regard?
What is it like actually facing off against riot police? And why is he determined to stay the course?
This is American Thought Leaders 🇺🇸, and I’m Jan Jekielek.
In this episode—part of our special series “Voices of Hong Kong”—we’ll sit down with a Hong Kong front line protester nicknamed “Little Driver,” who was at Prince Edward station on August 31st when anti-riot police attacked and hit both protestors and non-protestors, by many accounts, indiscriminately. He shares about why he started protesting and what motivates him to keep going day after day.