Police chase away protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday as unrest continued for a 20th successive weekend. Photo: AP

Hong Kong police have ‘unwavering support’, Beijing says after remark by city’s leader Carrie Lam

  • People’s Daily says calls by Hong Kong residents for the force to be disbanded mean being ‘taken on the evil path of anti-China’
  • City’s chief executive had said in weekend interview her backing of police was not ‘blind support’ and she condemned all violence, including by officers
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Police chase away protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday as unrest continued for a 20th successive weekend. Photo: AP
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Simone McCarthy

Simone McCarthy

Simone McCarthy joined the Post in 2018. She previously wrote about China tech, business and society for SupChina and has a bachelor's in literature from Yale University and a master's from Columbia Journalism School.