Anti-government protesters clash with riot police on Nathan Road in Yau Ma Tei on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protests: more than 200 defendants charged over stand-off outside PolyU brought to six courts

  • 213 defendants were among those arrested, surrendered or had their information recorded by police outside PolyU on Monday
  • Unprecedented arrangement saw magistrates sitting from 9.30am until after midnight, while stanchions were set up outside Kowloon City Court
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Anti-government protesters clash with riot police on Nathan Road in Yau Ma Tei on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong
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Protesters who have surrendered after a siege at Polytechnic University in Hung Hom are escorted away by police officers. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong protests: security chief accused of hampering efforts to de-escalate Polytechnic University stand-off with remarks that all inside will be arrested

  • Secretary for Security John Lee later softens stance and says those under 18 will not be arrested for time being
  • With rising number of minors arrested since civil unrest began, parents and educators have implored government to show leniency to young
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Protesters who have surrendered after a siege at Polytechnic University in Hung Hom are escorted away by police officers. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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