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As it happened: Hong Kong arson spree on stores such as Xiaomi, Best Mart 360 and Tong Ren Tang amid protests

  • At least 14 MTR stations closed as protesters taking part in illegal march leave trail of destruction through Kowloon
  • Journeys on high-speed rail link disrupted while demonstrators strike again on usual targets of vandalism
A Xiaomi store in Mong Kok is on fire. Photo: May Tse
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Hong Kong has been rocked by months of protest unrest, with various marches, illegal and authorised, taking place citywide. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests: Civil Human Rights Front loses appeal against police ban on Sunday march, but members will press on in ‘personal capacity’

  • Police tell appeal board that march destination at West Kowloon high-speed rail terminus is a possible target of vandalism and attack
  • Group calls result ‘regrettable’, with vice-convenor saying event will still go on with help of pan-democrats
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong has been rocked by months of protest unrest, with various marches, illegal and authorised, taking place citywide. Photo: Felix Wong
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