I put a spell on you: Hong Kongers vent political anger with ritual

Hong Kongers are seizing on an ancient ritual to relieve their frustration after months of political upheaval, turning to 'villain hitting' to curse troublesome people. Although a year-round tradition, villain hitting, also known as a petty person beating, is considered more effective on Jing Zhe –- the year's first thunder according to the lunar calendar, which fell this week.