A #MeToo rally, organised by Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women at Chater Garden in Central. 28AUG19 SCMP / Dickson Lee

Thousands gather at #MeToo rally to demand Hong Kong police answer accusations of sexual violence against protesters

  • Local women’s group says the force is ‘using sexual violence as an instrument of intimidation’ – an accusation senior officers deny
  • Organisers say rally drew 30,000 people, but police estimate 11,500 attended at its peak
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A #MeToo rally, organised by Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women at Chater Garden in Central. 28AUG19 SCMP / Dickson Lee
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Anti-government protesters clash with police in Tsuen Wan on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Police will ban mass rally and march on Saturday to call for universal suffrage on fifth anniversary of failed Hong Kong electoral reform package, sources say

  • Source says police will object to Civil Human Rights Front application, saying risk is too great and citing petrol bombs thrown last weekend
  • Move likely to spark more chaos and turmoil
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters clash with police in Tsuen Wan on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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