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

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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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The incident occurred at about 7.20am on Monday at a road crossing. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong protests: shot student remains in critical condition after surgery to remove right kidney, part of liver and bullet, as arguments rage over force used

  • Station sergeant shot 21-year-old in the abdomen at a road crossing in Sai Wan Ho at 7.20am following confrontation at a road crossing
  • While footage shows the unarmed protester approaching officer, police accuse him of trying to snatch sergeant’s pistol
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The incident occurred at about 7.20am on Monday at a road crossing. Photo: Nora Tam
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