About the Book
As terrors and wounds scar students, medics, volunteers, what exactly happened during the 13-day siege at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University?
How did students manage to escape from being arrested? Who thought of the idea of abseiling, as shown on live streams by media? How did Hong Kong citizens come together in an attempt to rescue the trapped students from the university? Was the Hong Kong Police Force to blame for the unnecessary violence?
10 real-life people, all real events. The first issue of Break Of Dawn is a reconstruction of the timeline and events during the 2-week long battle at PolyU, which will give you the descriptive and unimaginable insight of the Battle of Guardianship.
What: The 852 Spirit is a public safety and research platform funded by people, for the people of Hong Kong. They are the only public safety platform on Twitter which provide real time alerts on safety, arrested and missing persons in English of Hong Kong. They also translate and transcribe news, conduct researches and suicide watch. Each book is designed, translated and edited by their small team, who dedicate themselves full-time for Hong Kong. Why: We witnessed the society and different universities sank into the fires of violence. The pressing violence continues to traumatize Hong Kongers. Their history needs to be protected and preserved. Where: by purchasing the books, you help support Hong Kong's freedom and safety. All proceeds go to The 852 Spirit to continue their work for the citizens of Hong Kong.