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HKFP Lens: Sombre crowds gather by candlelight to grieve death of Hong Kong student

Thousands congregated outside the government headquarters in Admiralty on Saturday to mourn a 22-year-old student who died after sustaining serious injuries near a police clearance of a protest. The sombre gathering was marked by speeches and prayers for Alex Chow Tsz-lok, who succumbed to his injuries on Friday morning. HKFP’s May James captured the night as it unfolded. Click here for the full story.

"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty cry

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"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

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Origami cranes "November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

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"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

A “Free Hong Kong” sign. Photo: May James/HKFP.

"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

A Guy Fawkes caricature holds up protest signs in front of a LED “Free Hong Kong” sign at a rally in Tamar Park, Admiralty, on November 9. Photo: May James/HKFP.

"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

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"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

Photo: May James/HKFP.

"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

Photo: May James/HKFP.

Origami cranes "November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

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"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

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"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty white flowers

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"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty white flowers

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"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

A man wearing a Guy Fawkes mask holds a flag reading “Liberate Hong Kong, the revolution of our times” at a rally at Tamar Park in Admiralty on November 9 in response to the death of a 22-year-old student near a police clearance operation. Photo: May James/HKFP.

"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

Photo: May James/HKFP.

"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

Photo: May James/HKFP.

"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

Photo: May James/HKFP.

"November 9" rally Tamar Park Alex Chow protest pro-democracy Admiralty

Photo: May James/HKFP.

HKFP Lens: Sombre crowds gather by candlelight to grieve death of Hong Kong student