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Glacier Kwong – fights in exile for the politically persecuted

Becoming the face of the Hong Kong protest movement in Germany was not something Glacier Kwong had planned. When the pro-democracy protests in her hometown escalated two years ago, the 25-year-old was in Hamburg, where she has been enrolled at university since 2018. From afar, she watched as former classmates were surrounded by police amid clouds of teargas. Many of her closest friends were arrested.

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