The Tolo Highway in Hong Kong was blocked again after it had been reopened for nearly eight hours. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong protests: Tolo Highway closed eight hours after partial reopening as Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung fails to give district council elections guarantee

  • Road was reopened as ‘friendly gesture’ by activists who say their argument is with government, not local residents
  • During a 3am press conference, protesters had called on Cheung to provide assurance that the district council elections would take place as planned
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The Tolo Highway in Hong Kong was blocked again after it had been reopened for nearly eight hours. Photo: Edmond So
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A police officer in riot gear chases protesters on the Chinese University campus. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protests: failure of students’ court bid to bar police from Chinese University campus has sent alarm bells ringing in academic circles. What does it mean for the future?

  • Students believed police could not enter their campus, arguing that Chinese University was on private land leased by the government
  • But the court ruled that officers have the right to enter the campus to enforce the law
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A police officer in riot gear chases protesters on the Chinese University campus. Photo: Winson Wong
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