Riot police arrive to make arrests following a rally by anti-government protesters in Central on November 13. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong riot police have long been armed and ready

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Riot police arrive to make arrests following a rally by anti-government protesters in Central on November 13. Photo: May Tse
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A police officer in riot gear chases protesters on the Chinese University campus. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protests: failure of students’ court bid to bar police from Chinese University campus has sent alarm bells ringing in academic circles. What does it mean for the future?

  • Students believed police could not enter their campus, arguing that Chinese University was on private land leased by the government
  • But the court ruled that officers have the right to enter the campus to enforce the law
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A police officer in riot gear chases protesters on the Chinese University campus. Photo: Winson Wong
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