Police officers in anti-riot gear deploy pepper spray during a clash with demonstrators attempting to charge into the Legislative Council complex in Admiralty on June 12. Photo: Felix Wong

Were Hong Kong police officers expected to stand idly by as protesters stormed the Legislative Council?

  • The difference in the police response to the peaceful march on June 9 and rowdy protesters on June 12 showed that the force weighed the risks to wider public safety before acting
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Police officers in anti-riot gear deploy pepper spray during a clash with demonstrators attempting to charge into the Legislative Council complex in Admiralty on June 12. Photo: Felix Wong
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