Police and protesters clash in Mong Kok as officers attempt to clear protesters, before a row breaks out within the pro-establishment camp over culpability for the crisis. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protests: pro-Beijing camp squabbles as former chief justice lends support to commission of inquiry into police handling of violent clashes

  • Veteran James Tien calls on three advisers to chief executive to resign, including member of own party as Andrew Li says full withdrawal will help heal divided city
  • Almost one month on from first march which brought an estimated million to the streets, more rallies planned in Sha Tin and Tseung Kwan O
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Police and protesters clash in Mong Kok as officers attempt to clear protesters, before a row breaks out within the pro-establishment camp over culpability for the crisis. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Riot police officers try to disperse extradition bill protesters during a demonstration in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong police accused of provoking protesters and failing to wear ID during Mong Kok chaos after extradition bill march

  • Force facing fresh criticism over handling of protesters after Sunday’s extradition demonstration in Kowloon
  • Lawmaker group says officers lost control, but police insist dispersal was necessary for public safety and restoration of order
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Riot police officers try to disperse extradition bill protesters during a demonstration in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
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