Anti-extradition bill protesters run away from a cloud of tear gas fired by Hong Kong police during protests on June 12. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: use of force was ‘necessary and lawful’ says former police chief Andy Tsang, who was in charge when officers fired at Occupy protesters in 2014

  • Tsang says officers should not apologise for use of tear gas, rubber bullets, and beanbag rounds
  • But former top official admits to judging situation based on what he watched on TV
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Anti-extradition bill protesters run away from a cloud of tear gas fired by Hong Kong police during protests on June 12. Photo: Sam Tsang
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As it happened: How Hong Kong extradition bill protesters continued siege of police headquarters into Friday night

  • A peaceful sit-in near the legislature escalated into a road occupation before heading to the Wan Chai headquarters
  • The government had not acceded to protesters' demands by the set deadline of Thursday evening
As night falls, protesters are still outside the police headquarters in Wan Chai. Photo: Edmond So
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law