Protesters smash windows of the Legislative Council complex on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang

First arrest as Hong Kong police prepare citywide raids to hunt down protesters who stormed and vandalised Legislative Council complex

  • Forensics teams have spent two days collecting fingerprints and DNA to identify protesters
  • Source says dozens of protesters are being tracked down with wave of arrests to come ‘in the near future’
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Protesters smash windows of the Legislative Council complex on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Riot police stand guard on Monday as protesters smash windows of the Legislative Council complex in Tamar. Photo: Sam Tsang

The difference between Occupy and extradition protests: more Hongkongers now believe the use of violence is justified

  • Occupy protesters emphasised ‘love and peace’ in their demands for universal suffrage. Five years on, the threshold for confrontation seems lower
  • Fernando Cheung: ‘It could take decades to mend the hatred and misunderstanding’
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Riot police stand guard on Monday as protesters smash windows of the Legislative Council complex in Tamar. Photo: Sam Tsang
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