Riot police officers try to disperse extradition bill protesters during a demonstration in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong police accused of provoking protesters and failing to wear ID during Mong Kok chaos after extradition bill march

  • Force facing fresh criticism over handling of protesters after Sunday’s extradition demonstration in Kowloon
  • Lawmaker group says officers lost control, but police insist dispersal was necessary for public safety and restoration of order
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Riot police officers try to disperse extradition bill protesters during a demonstration in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
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Riot police facing a media crowd as they clear Nathan Road during Sunday’s protests. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong journalism groups accuse police of assaulting reporters and photographers during extradition bill clashes in Mong Kok

  • Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association issue joint statement
  • Groups claim three serious incidents took place and police again failed to display identification numbers
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Riot police facing a media crowd as they clear Nathan Road during Sunday’s protests. Photo: Felix Wong
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