Osman Cheng, a district council hopeful, accused the authorities of spreading “white terror” among the pro-democracy candidates. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Clerical blunder triggers huge Hong Kong police deployment to Eastern Court to ‘rearrest’ defendants from protests

  • At least 11 police vehicles and more than 100 officers, most in riot gear, descend on Eastern Court after mistake allows defendants to be freed
  • The released defendants surrendered to the police, as they now wait for new charges to be filed
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Osman Cheng, a district council hopeful, accused the authorities of spreading “white terror” among the pro-democracy candidates. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Students surround Professor Wei Shyy on the HKUST campus. Photo: Felix Wong

Angry campus crowd besieges Hong Kong university chief, demanding he condemn police actions as student suffers brain injury in car park fall after reportedly fleeing tear gas

  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology student named Chow fell from third floor to second floor of car park in Tseung Kwan O
  • University president Wei Shyy attended a dialogue with crowd who had gathered on campus to show their support for Chow
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Students surround Professor Wei Shyy on the HKUST campus. Photo: Felix Wong
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