Every week, Ruby scans social media sites for fun stories and gossip, screenshots the pages, and prints them out on A5-sized papers to send to fellow Hong Kongers jailed for their involvement in the 2019 protests. The 32-year-old nurse also shares the letters on Instagram, as templates for others who write to them. “I hope [the jailed protestors] can keep up with what’s happening outside,” Ruby, who only gave her first name to avoid legal risks, told Rest of World. “So that they know that there are many of us still supporting them.”
… Supporters are worried about their safety, as they navigate Hong Kong’s waning freedoms to assist prisoners.