An organiser estimated 100,000 people attended Saturday’s vigil in Tamar Park. Police put that figure at 7,500. Photo: Winson Wong

Thousands gather for vigil in central Hong Kong to mourn death of student Chow Tsz-lok then disperse peacefully

  • Gathering at Tamar Park, and another near the scene of Chow’s injuries, sombre and subdued compared with recent street clashes
  • But there are still flashes of anger against police, and calls for revenge
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An organiser estimated 100,000 people attended Saturday’s vigil in Tamar Park. Police put that figure at 7,500. Photo: Winson Wong
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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
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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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