Protesters set fire to an entrance of Central MTR Station as Sunday’s demonstrations turn ugly. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong protests: peaceful pleas for United States’ support quickly descend into usual mayhem as tear gas fired and MTR station trashed and burned

  • Thousands rally in city’s business district to march to American consulate calling for help from US President Donald Trump
  • But radical faction breaks away setting fire to an entrance at Central MTR station before spreading chaos across Hong Kong Island and Kowloon
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters set fire to an entrance of Central MTR Station as Sunday’s demonstrations turn ugly. Photo: Edmond So
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Democratic Party lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting (centre) hopes legal action will force police to explain their stance on the Yuen Long attack and adopt corrective measures. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Seven Hongkongers injured in Yuen Long MTR station attack plan to sue police chief for failing to prevent incident

  • Police were accused of arriving late at the scene, prompting some to suggest they had acted in collusion with attackers – a charge officers have denied
  • Democratic Party lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting, who is assisting the injured persons, hopes action will force police to reveal their actual plan on that day
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Democratic Party lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting (centre) hopes legal action will force police to explain their stance on the Yuen Long attack and adopt corrective measures. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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