Protesters wait for medics to arrive at Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hung Hom district on Tuesday morning. Photo: Felix Wong

Taiwan schoolgirl at Hong Kong Polytechnic campus was ‘too scared to leave’

  • Form Five student left on Tuesday morning with group of school principals and has been taken to a police station
  • Parents say the girl was not taking part in protests
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters wait for medics to arrive at Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hung Hom district on Tuesday morning. Photo: Felix Wong
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Police have made mass arrests since the stand-off started on Sunday. Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: university campus stand-off between radicals and riot squad shows no sign of ending as thousands hit streets in bid to relieve police siege

  • About 40 injured activists were allowed to leave Polytechnic University campus to get treatment, although they might still face charges later
  • Dozens slip through police lines and escape under cover of night by using ropes to descend from a footbridge to a highway and ride away on motorcycles
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police have made mass arrests since the stand-off started on Sunday. Sam Tsang
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