The couple have been together for eight years. They were planning to wed next February. But she's a pro-democracy demonstrator, he a riot cop. After six months of street protests, those plans have unravelled.
The heartbreaking story of a wedding interrupted is one of many illustrating how political differences are dividing Hong Kong society, leaving friends estranged, family ties sundered.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 13, 2019, with the headline 'The Hong Kong challenge: One country, two systems, different viewpoints'. Subscribe
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