The intensity of clashes between protesters and police has risen. Photo: Sam Tsang

Stand up to violence and don’t waver, Hong Kong’s former leader Leung Chun-ying urges, insisting that police actions are having effect on protesters

  • Comments by Leung – now a vice-chairman of China’s top political advisory body – made to a group of 200 Hongkongers in Shanghai
  • Former Legco president Jasper Tsang renews calls for government to pardon some of protesters who have committed less serious crimes
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The intensity of clashes between protesters and police has risen. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Glass bottle recycling bins in Yuen Long. Photo: Nora Tam

Is ban on glass bottle recycling and collection points part of Hong Kong government’s plan to deprive protesters of materials for petrol bombs?

  • Major contractor says it has received order from authorities to suspend operations and withdraw bins from streets
  • Green group expresses concern over wastage, with such items now treated as garbage and sent direct to landfills
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Glass bottle recycling bins in Yuen Long. Photo: Nora Tam
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