2019.08.02 Rally by Allied Health Services

A group of medical professionals held a rally to protest against the Hospital Authority’s lack of regard for patient confidentiality by allowing police to arrest protestors inside of hospitals, which also prevented doctors and nurses from carrying out their duty.

Lives of injured citizens and reporters were greatly threatened as a result.

Related news:

“10,000 medical workers join rally in Central”. RTHK

“After Hong Kong civil servants’ unprecedented rally, police station attacked in Ma On Shan”South China Morning Post.

On the evening of 2 August, medical professionals held a rally at Edinburgh Place, Central. President of the Hong Kong Public Doctors’ Association spoke critically of arrests being made inside hospitals while people are seeking treatment, and also spoke out about excessive use of tear gas by police against democracy activists. Organizers estimated 10,000 medical professionals attended the rally.

This was the third medical sector protest in a week. About 1,500 health care specialists had previously assembled at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei to raise concerns about the coordinated attacks of 21 July that occurred in Yuen Long MTR station.

Medical students and graduates also held an assembly in the Chinese University of Hong Kong on July 26. About 1000 people joined the assembly according to the organisers.

( Source: Wiki