Hong Kong's 'open source' protests where everyone has a say in what to do is unprecedented

Protesters walking around Hong Kong's airport on July 30, 2019, spreading the message of the anti-extradition Bill movement to foreigners visiting the city.
Protesters walking around Hong Kong's airport on July 30, 2019, spreading the message of the anti-extradition Bill movement to foreigners visiting the city.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

HONG KONG - On Tuesday afternoon (July 30), dozens of protesters showed up at the arrival hall of Hong Kong's busy airport, holding up freshly printed signs with information on recent protests that had escalated into clashes with the police.

In a sort of a silent flash mob, they walked around the airport with the signs, lingering for several hours before dispersing, as suddenly as they massed.

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