Hotpot vs bread: the culinary symbols of Hong Kong's political divide

Hotpot vs bread: the culinary symbols of Hong Kong's political divideA humble loaf of bread has become a new symbol for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters who have embraced a slew of colourful and sometimes surreal memes as they push the Beijing-backed government for reforms. Activists have begun bringing loaves of “Life Bread” — a local brand beloved by Hong Kongers — to demonstrations, or leaving them next to protest walls after a video of a police officer taunting protesters went viral. The footage was shot last week during a siege by police of Polytechnic University where a tense stand-off unfolded between riot officers and hundreds of activists who barricaded themselves inside.

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