Tear gas fired during clashes between anti-government protesters and anti-riot police at the junction of Nathan Road and Argyle Street in Mong Kok on October 27. Photo: Sam Tsang

Is tear gas in Hong Kong making polluted city take a toxic turn?

  • Repeated use of tear gas by police in almost every district has exposed even children, the pregnant and the elderly to a complex mix of harmful chemicals. This raises deep concerns with regard to public health
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Tear gas fired during clashes between anti-government protesters and anti-riot police at the junction of Nathan Road and Argyle Street in Mong Kok on October 27. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Hong Kong riot police point their non-lethal weapons towards protesters in a shopping mall in Taikoo Shing on November 3. Photo: Bloomberg

How Hong Kong police can emerge stronger from protests fire: regain public trust with full, open inquiry

  • The suspension of a policeman who drove a motorcycle into a crowd of protesters was a good start. The force must suspend and then investigate other officers involved in incidents of public concern
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong riot police point their non-lethal weapons towards protesters in a shopping mall in Taikoo Shing on November 3. Photo: Bloomberg
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