Rally-goers gather in Central, condemning police’s handling of the unrest rocking the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Thousands of Hong Kong medical workers and supporters hold peaceful anti-police rally, as city marks second straight Saturday without widespread violence

  • Doctors, nurses and health care workers gather in Chater Garden for approved protest themed ‘respect human rights, keep police powers in check’
  • Volunteer first-aiders have been caught in the crossfire of clashes between officers and protesters
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Rally-goers gather in Central, condemning police’s handling of the unrest rocking the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Police officers arrest anti-government protesters in one of the many clashes that have become increasingly violent. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong government ‘will consider’ commission of inquiry into police handling of protests if public is dissatisfied with watchdog’s report

  • Revelation from sources is a step beyond city leader’s promise to explore alternatives
  • COI is one of the key demands of protesters in more than four months of social unrest
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Police officers arrest anti-government protesters in one of the many clashes that have become increasingly violent. Photo: EPA-EFE
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