Hong Kong protesters vandalised Xinhua’s offices in Wan Chai on November 2. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese media from 30 countries condemn attack on Xinhua offices in Hong Kong

  • Group led by International Daily News, which has links to Chinese state media, issues joint statement decrying ‘barbaric acts of the mob against the national news agency’
  • Anti-government protesters vandalised Xinhua’s offices on November 2, smashing windows and throwing petrol bombs
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Hong Kong protesters vandalised Xinhua’s offices in Wan Chai on November 2. Photo: EPA-EFE
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The Hong Kong offices of Chinese news agency Xinhua came under heavy attack on Saturday. Photo: Winson Wong

Xinhua’s Hong Kong office ‘like a war zone’ after petrol bomb attack, worker says

  • Man says he and his colleagues knew the building was under attack as they could see it on television, but did not think it was serious
  • Some people had to be evacuated but swift action of firefighters ensured no one was hurt, he says
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The Hong Kong offices of Chinese news agency Xinhua came under heavy attack on Saturday. Photo: Winson Wong
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