Riot police outside the force’s headquarters in Wan Chai on Wednesday night. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong police defend decision to withdraw from posts at two hospitals, as tension between public and force intensifies

  • Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo says decision to vacate 24-hour posts made after ‘political animosity’ brought into institutions
  • Police have received more than 100 complaints about protests but also more than 1,000 complaints from officers about harassment from public
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Riot police outside the force’s headquarters in Wan Chai on Wednesday night. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Protesters in Central urge G20 countries to raise the extradition bill. Photo: Dickson Lee

Police pull out of Hong Kong hospital posts, blaming constant verbal abuse

  • Senior police source says 24-hour services at Yan Chai and Queen Elizabeth hospitals suspended after officers branded ‘dogs and rogue cops’
  • Hundreds of protesters petition foreign consulates during day before thousands more hold night rally in Central business district
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Protesters in Central urge G20 countries to raise the extradition bill. Photo: Dickson Lee
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