Enveloped by clouds of tear gas smoke, a protester strikes a defiant pose during yesterday's stand-off near the government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Enveloped by clouds of tear gas smoke, a protester strikes a defiant pose during yesterday's stand-off near the government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Enveloped by clouds of tear gas smoke, a protester strikes a defiant pose during yesterday's stand-off near the government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Shock, then anger, at police decision to use tear gas

Rights activist accuses force of 'unprecedented' action to quell protesters; officers say they had to stop acts that 'endangered public safety'

Topic |   Occupy Central
Enveloped by clouds of tear gas smoke, a protester strikes a defiant pose during yesterday's stand-off near the government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Enveloped by clouds of tear gas smoke, a protester strikes a defiant pose during yesterday's stand-off near the government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Enveloped by clouds of tear gas smoke, a protester strikes a defiant pose during yesterday's stand-off near the government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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