Riot police use pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists inside New Town Plaza mall. Photo: Reuters

Pitched battles on Hong Kong streets and inside shopping malls as police move to clear extradition bill protesters after stand-off

  • At least seven police injured, and an unknown number of demonstrators, after riot personnel move in to clear hundreds of protesters
  • Violence followed a Sunday afternoon rally through the centre of Sha Tin attended by tens of thousands
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Riot police use pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists inside New Town Plaza mall. Photo: Reuters
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Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.

Zoe Low

Zoe Low

Zoe Low is a reporter at the Post, joining in 2018. Previously, she was an intern at The News Lens International in Taipei, covering Taiwan-China relations and foreign policy and social issues around Asia, particularly Southeast Asia. She graduated from the London School of Economics and the National Chengchi University in Taiwan.

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.