On the morning of 9 September, outside hundreds of secondary schools in Hong Kong, thousands of students, supported by their alumni, held hands to form human chains.
This followed days of school student protests the previous week, at the start of the academic year.
That previous week too, Chief Executive Carrie Lam eventually announced the complete withdrawal of the Extradition Bill.
Immediately the entire spectrum of the protest movement declared this as “too little, too late” as they insisted that the Hong Kong Government concedes to all five of their demands.
Lam opposed the demand for a