A journalist covers her face after police officers fired tear gas toward extradition bill protesters during a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Tear gas exposure at extradition bill protests causing Hong Kong journalists breathing and skin problems

  • Survey by group of doctors finds almost all respondents report respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, persistent cough and coughing up blood
  • Security expert scotches worries that police force’s gas canisters have expired
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A journalist covers her face after police officers fired tear gas toward extradition bill protesters during a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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A sit-in is under way at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of protesters amid tightened security

  • Thousands expected to join peaceful sit-in against the extradition bill, which could last until Sunday
  • More ID and ticket checks introduced on Friday with a public area closed off to non-travellers
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A sit-in is under way at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Edmond So
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