A fire rages on a sports field at the campus of Chinese University. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protests: pitched battles on campuses as police say city verging on ‘brink of total breakdown’

  • Demonstrators orchestrate another full day of citywide chaos intended to bring local government to its knees
  • Officers draw guns while, at various locations including business district, protesters hurl bricks and petrol bombs amid tear gas and rubber bullets
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A fire rages on a sports field at the campus of Chinese University. Photo: Winson Wong
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Police chase protesters at Chinese University in Sha Tin. Photo: Winson Wong

Campus clashes as universities become new battleground in Hong Kong anti-government unrest

  • Chinese University’s Sha Tin site was again plunged into hours-long confrontations between police and demonstrators
  • Protesters were angered by a student’s recent death, and by school bosses’ response to citywide turmoil
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Police chase protesters at Chinese University in Sha Tin. Photo: Winson Wong
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