People sit on a barricade made of benches left after an anti-government protest in Hong Kong, on October 20. Photo: Reuters
Michael Edesess
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Edesess

Hong Kong protest movement must cut out the violent faction

  • The tide of violence has risen so high that peaceful protesters can no longer explain it away nor make common cause with it. Peaceful protesters have to strongly separate themselves from the violent ones or watch their cause go up in flames

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People sit on a barricade made of benches left after an anti-government protest in Hong Kong, on October 20. Photo: Reuters
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Police fired tear gas near the junction of Austin Road and Chatham Road South outside Polytechnic University. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protests: all schools to remain closed on Monday as city braces for more traffic disruption, while tear gas is fired near Polytechnic University

  • Deputy Commissioner of Police Chris Tang Ping-keung takes charge on ground as protesters clash with police near PLA Barracks in Hung Hom
  • Protesters had earlier thrown bricks at crowd of people trying to clear intersection between Austin Road and Chatham Road South
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police fired tear gas near the junction of Austin Road and Chatham Road South outside Polytechnic University. Photo: Winson Wong
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