A group of around 100 gathered to hand in a petition with demands for HKU chief Zhang Xiang. Photo: Chan Ho-him

Hong Kong protests: more than 2,600 sign petition demanding university chief ‘condemn police brutality’ and hold dialogue with students

  • University of Hong Kong management and president Zhang Xiang ‘issued ultimatum’
  • Petitioners warn of a possible escalation of campaign if their four demands are not fulfilled
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A group of around 100 gathered to hand in a petition with demands for HKU chief Zhang Xiang. Photo: Chan Ho-him
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Riot police make arrests after scuffles with anti-government protesters during a rally in defiance of the anti-mask law on October 6. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: growing number of repeat arrests prompts calls for special court to fast-track cases related to violent unrest

  • Courts and prosecutors cannot keep up with rising number of arrests in ongoing protests, with about 60 being detained for a second time
  • Lawyers and legal scholars question whether dedicated court will be effective given the complexity of the cases
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police make arrests after scuffles with anti-government protesters during a rally in defiance of the anti-mask law on October 6. Photo: Sam Tsang
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