A pro-police rally outside the government headquarters in Tamar attracts thousands of people. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong police supporters turn out in force to counter extradition bill protests, but clash with rivals and assault journalists

  • Organisers say 165,000 join counter protest – police put number at 53,000
  • Multiple confrontations reported, as well as abuse and harassment of journalists
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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A pro-police rally outside the government headquarters in Tamar attracts thousands of people. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Water-filled barricades block roads leading to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Photo: Martin Chan

Hong Kong begins unprecedented lockdown to head off protests at events marking return of city to China

  • Force preparing for possibility of clashes with extradition bill protesters on July 1
  • Security tightened at several sites including Golden Bauhinia Square, and the Convention and Exhibition Centre
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Water-filled barricades block roads leading to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Photo: Martin Chan
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