Riot police push protesters along Harcourt Road in Admiralty on Wednesday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong’s young protesters back with a vengeance as all-out chaos erupts on city’s streets following anger at extradition bill

  • Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters laying siege to downtown areas in clashes that leave more than 70 injured
  • US President Donald Trump says he hopes Hong Kong and Beijing will be able ‘to work it out’ and that he is impressed by size of Sunday’s mass rally
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Riot police push protesters along Harcourt Road in Admiralty on Wednesday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Anti-extradition bill protesters occupy Legislative Council road. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests against extradition bill may look like Occupy – but young, leaderless demonstrators have learned lessons from the past

  • Spirit of camaraderie palpable as new allies look out for one other, whether through sourcing asthma medication or reminders to wear a mask
  • Clear division of labour also evident as lookouts on barricades report back on police movements while others run supply booths and first aid stations
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Anti-extradition bill protesters occupy Legislative Council road. Photo: Sam Tsang
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