Medical staff from 13 public hospitals take part in silent protest against police brutality


13th August 2019 – (Hong Kong) Over a hundred of nurses, doctors and medical staff gathered at the main foyer of Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital yesterday to participate in a silent protest against police brutality.

Following the silent protest held yesterday at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, many medical staff, nurses and doctors from several public hospitals have gathered at multiple locations between 12.30pm- 1pm to participate in a silent protest against police brutality.

Medical staff at Prince of Wales Hospital urged police to stop hurting civilians at 1.15pm.
Medical staff at Tseung Kwan O Hospital in silent protest.
Tuen Mun Hospital at 1.42pm

Several showed up with eye patches to show solidarity for the young girl whose eye was ruptured in TST two days ago. The medical staff shouted slogans i.e. ‘Hong Kongers! Add Oil! Government is useless! Police are brutal!’ Many have called upon an independent inquiry commission to be set up despite being turned down by the Chief Executive.

The silent protest took place since 12.30pm at 13 public hospitals including Queen Mary Hospital (K Block main foyer), Prince of Wales Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, Yan Chai Hospital (B Block), Northern Hospital (Main foyer), United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong Children’s Hospital (Tower B), Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Caritas Medical Centre, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Tuen Mun Hospital and Kwong Wan Hospital (Main Entrance).