A car is set on fire at the end of No 2 Bridge at Chinese University before the protesters appear to retreat from the campus they have occupied for four days. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong protests: peaceful Friday turns violent again as government issues warning to employees and university chiefs call for end to deadlock

  • Heads of Hong Kong’s nine universities issue joint statement calling on both sides to end bitter conflict that has moved onto campuses around the city
  • Government warns 180,000 employees they face immediate suspension if arrested while taking part in unlawful public activities
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A car is set on fire at the end of No 2 Bridge at Chinese University before the protesters appear to retreat from the campus they have occupied for four days. Photo: Edmond So
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Secretary for the Civil Service Joshua Law. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: civil servants told they will be suspended immediately if they are arrested while taking part in unlawful public activities

  • Secretary for the Civil Service Joshua Law says the government will not tolerate government employees breaching the law
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Secretary for the Civil Service Joshua Law. Photo: Sam Tsang
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