A protester tries to escape through a sewage tunnel inside Polytechnic University. Photo: Reuters

No redemption in sewers as desperate radicals search high and low for way to escape, with Hong Kong police closing in around them

  • Small number of protesters remain inside Polytechnic University as routes out of campus prove hard to find
  • More than 1,000 have been arrested or have surrendered as sewers fail to provide an answer and other exits are cut off
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A protester tries to escape through a sewage tunnel inside Polytechnic University. Photo: Reuters
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Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.

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Sum Lok-kei

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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.