An electronic board shows all departing flights cancelled, as anti-government protesters bring Hong Kong International Airport to a grinding halt. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protesters cripple airport as Beijing raises stakes with ‘terrorism’ warning

  • Thousands bring Hong Kong International Airport grinding to a halt, leaving 180 flights cancelled and travellers stranded
  • Police play down Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office’s terrorism comments and say they will treat situation like a ‘violent protest’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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An electronic board shows all departing flights cancelled, as anti-government protesters bring Hong Kong International Airport to a grinding halt. Photo: Felix Wong
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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.

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Sum Lok-kei

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