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As it happened: protests spread to Kowloon after tear gas and MTR vandalism on Hong Kong Island

  • Protesters disperse again as ongoing game of cat-and-mouse with riot police continues
  • Central MTR station smashed up and entrance set alight as small group of radicals broke away from bigger march

 

A protester throws a brick at a police van in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Protesters on the march wave US flags. Photo: Simone McCarthy

Hongkongers march on US consulate to call for human rights help

  • Thousands of protesters march to US consulate in the city, calling on Washington officials to back Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act
  • The legislation, if passed, would require the government there to keep a close eye on the city’s level of autonomy
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters on the march wave US flags. Photo: Simone McCarthy
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