Anti-government protesters block traffic in Mong Kok. Photo: Edmond So

Anti-government protesters vow to stick with new strategy after increased weekday violence brings Hong Kong to partial standstill

  • Observers say aiming for citywide strike on Monday had a bigger impact than the usual weekend violence
  • But the government has warned it is ‘wishful thinking’ that it would cave in to further mayhem
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Anti-government protesters block traffic in Mong Kok. Photo: Edmond So
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Police fire tear gas as anti-government protesters hold a lunchtime rally on Tuesday in Central. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong parents, teachers and educators’ unions slam government for not suspending classes amid campus protest violence

  • Education Bureau rejects calls to suspend secondary and primary schools, as well as kindergartens, saying it is up to individual schools to decide
  • But city’s biggest teachers’ union says Chief Executive Carrie Lam put politics above student safety, calling her ‘irresponsible’
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Police fire tear gas as anti-government protesters hold a lunchtime rally on Tuesday in Central. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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