A protester, wearing a tear-gas mask, is engaged in a stand-off with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: ReutersA protester, wearing a tear-gas mask, is engaged in a stand-off with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: Reuters
A protester, wearing a tear-gas mask, is engaged in a stand-off with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: Reuters

EU, alarmed by rising violence in Hong Kong, calls for ‘complete inquiry’ into protests and police behaviour

  • EU spokeswoman says such an investigation is ‘a critical element in de-escalation efforts’
  • Statement comes as six months of clashes seem to reach a new level of confrontation
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
A protester, wearing a tear-gas mask, is engaged in a stand-off with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: ReutersA protester, wearing a tear-gas mask, is engaged in a stand-off with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: Reuters
A protester, wearing a tear-gas mask, is engaged in a stand-off with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: Reuters
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