Some church workers are appearing regularly at the protest front lines to be a buffer between police and demonstrators. Photo: Yeung Kwan

Hong Kong’s protest pastors: as violence escalates, churches struggle to find a place between religion and politics

  • Church workers at front lines try to keep the peace between protesters and police
  • Tension rises as Christians debate churches’ role in sheltering protesters
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Some church workers are appearing regularly at the protest front lines to be a buffer between police and demonstrators. Photo: Yeung Kwan
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A car is set on fire at the end of No 2 Bridge at Chinese University before the protesters appear to retreat from the campus they have occupied for four days. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong protests: peaceful Friday turns violent again as government issues warning to employees and university chiefs call for end to deadlock

  • Heads of Hong Kong’s nine universities issue joint statement calling on both sides to end bitter conflict that has moved onto campuses around the city
  • Government warns 180,000 employees they face immediate suspension if arrested while taking part in unlawful public activities
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A car is set on fire at the end of No 2 Bridge at Chinese University before the protesters appear to retreat from the campus they have occupied for four days. Photo: Edmond So
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