City-wide demonstrations erupted in 2019 over an ill-fated extradition bill in Hong Kong and developed into large-scale pro-democracy protests. HKFP commissioned United Social Press photojournalist Jimmy Lam to revisit protest sites where traces of clashes remain.

Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.
Photo: Jimmy Lam/United Social Press & HKFP.

Jimmy Lam

Jimmy Lam is a “post-80s generation” freelance photographer. He began documenting protests on the front line in 2013, when he was shocked by the injustice of the HKTV controversy. Jimmy is the author of “Umbrella Citizen”, a 900-page photography book that chronicles the 79-day long Umbrella Movement.