Legislator Abraham Razack is surrounded by other lawmakers on May 11. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong opposition camp slams arrest of seven lawmakers, accusing government of trying to stir up chaos so they can cancel district council elections

  • Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Patrick Nip dismisses claim, saying there is no link between arrests and elections
  • Three pro-democracy lawmakers were arrested overnight while another four were informed that they would be arrested
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Legislator Abraham Razack is surrounded by other lawmakers on May 11. Photo: Edmond So
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Students in black mourn the death of Chow Tsz-lok, who died from head injuries on Friday morning. Photo: Dickson Lee

Night of violence and grief in Hong Kong as city mourns death of student Chow Tsz-lok, leading to confrontations with police and vandalism at university

  • Outnumbered police officers fire live round into the air in Yau Ma Tei, while tear gas used to disperse protesters in Tsuen Wan
  • Student Chow died on Friday morning from severe head injuries he suffered during a car park fall in Tseung Kwan O earlier in the week
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Students in black mourn the death of Chow Tsz-lok, who died from head injuries on Friday morning. Photo: Dickson Lee
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