A firefighter on October 1 responding to a fire set by protesters at an exit of the Wan Chai MTR station. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong firefighters urged to ‘protect life’ as videos circulate of inaction during Sham Shui Po street brawl

  • Firefighters shown in video looking on from their vehicles as a man was injured by angry protesters
  • Deputy chief tells firefighters: ‘Even in the face of violence, we should save lives without fear’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A firefighter on October 1 responding to a fire set by protesters at an exit of the Wan Chai MTR station. Photo: Felix Wong
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A protester sets a Bank of China branch in Tsuen Wan on fire during a rally against the government’s announcement of a ban on wearing masks at public assemblies in Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls on public to condemn violence and rioters after ‘very dark night’ in city

  • In five-minute video released on Saturday afternoon, Lam defends decision to invoke colonial-era law for first time in more than half a century
  • Hong Kong remains in lockdown with MTR network still at standstill and shopping centres and banks all closed
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A protester sets a Bank of China branch in Tsuen Wan on fire during a rally against the government’s announcement of a ban on wearing masks at public assemblies in Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong
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