Lady Liberty rallies pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong

The creator of the Lady Liberty statue, who wanted to be known only as Alex, with a miniature version of the statue.
The creator of the Lady Liberty statue, who wanted to be known only as Alex, with a miniature version of the statue.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
A miniature version of the Lady Liberty statue.
A miniature version of the Lady Liberty statue.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
The Lady Liberty statue on the top of the iconic Lion Rock in Hong Kong on Oct 13, 2019.
The Lady Liberty statue on the top of the iconic Lion Rock in Hong Kong on Oct 13, 2019.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

HONG KONG - Since Aug 31, she had been spotted making the rounds at protests in Hong Kong, towering 4m above the crowd, with a black flag fluttering in the wind.

Lady Liberty, a statue of a protester with helmet and gas mask, was created so that the pro-democracy movement could have its own symbol of democracy instead of borrowing from other cultures, said its creator who wanted to be known only as Alex.

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