Riot police prepare to push back protesters outside the central government’s liaison office in Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Sam Tsang
Riot police prepare to push back protesters outside the central government’s liaison office in Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Sam Tsang

Chinese state media calls for ‘forceful’ police action to end Hong Kong unrest

  • People’s Daily publishes strong commentary hours before first announcement from Beijing on city crisis
  • It followed weekend of violent protests which saw police using tear gas and rubber bullets

Riot police prepare to push back protesters outside the central government’s liaison office in Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Sam Tsang
Riot police prepare to push back protesters outside the central government’s liaison office in Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Sam Tsang
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