The video, filmed from above, claims to show at least 20 riot police surrounding a man in a yellow vest and one officer kicking him. Photo: RTHK

Hong Kong protests: police deny beating man during rally and say video of incident only shows officers kicking ‘yellow object’

  • Yuen Long resident reportedly filmed incident on Saturday, and church group says man was one of its volunteers
  • But police say other videos show no evidence of incident and man was arrested for assaulting police
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The video, filmed from above, claims to show at least 20 riot police surrounding a man in a yellow vest and one officer kicking him. Photo: RTHK
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Police officers pull out their guns after a confrontation with demonstrators during a protest in Hong Kong, in August. Photo: AP

Hong Kong police may have to open fire if protesters attempt to snatch guns, warns head of officers’ association

  • Remark comes from chairman of Junior Police Officers’ Association who calls it ‘only and necessary decision’
  • Lam Chi-wai had earlier warned that police could turn to live ammunition if threatened with petrol bombs
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Police officers pull out their guns after a confrontation with demonstrators during a protest in Hong Kong, in August. Photo: AP
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