Volunteers help clean up Kowloon Mosque in Tsim Sha Tsui on Sunday after a police water cannon sprayed the building with blue-dyed water. Photo: Handout

Muslim Council of Hong Kong appeals for calm after police water cannons spray blue dye at front of Kowloon Mosque

  • Faith leaders plead with Hongkongers to ‘seek calmness over revenge’, saying the city’s biggest mosque was not police’s intended target
  • Earlier, fears of reprisals against ethnic minority groups after a protest activist was attacked were not realised
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Volunteers help clean up Kowloon Mosque in Tsim Sha Tsui on Sunday after a police water cannon sprayed the building with blue-dyed water. Photo: Handout
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Masked anti-government protesters set stores on fire. Photo: May Tse

Rampaging mobs stage an arson spree in Hong Kong setting mainland Chinese-linked shops and metro stations ablaze and hurling petrol bombs at police

  • Illegal march began peacefully in Tsim Sha Tsui but the calm did not last as marauding protesters blocked roads, throwing bricks and petrol bombs
  • Mainland Chinese shops, including Xiaomi store, set alight while police water cannon sprays blue dye on the front of Kowloon Mosque
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Masked anti-government protesters set stores on fire. Photo: May Tse
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