In 2019, millions of people demonstrated in the streets of Hong Kong. When the punishment came, many of them had to flee.
Clara (42) did not want the children to grow up without a mother.
Simon (31) was kidnapped and sent to a Chinese prison.
Nathan, 28, is wanted by Hong Kong police.
Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers have chosen to leave their hometown for good. We have met four of them.
Hong Kong Airport has long been known as Asia’s busiest. Then came the pandemic. Authorities closed the borders and virtually isolated the city from the rest of the world.
Last summer, the huge airport was almost empty. Except in the area around check-in to London. Most of those who left had one-way tickets.
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