Police made mass arrests on Monday but about 100 radicals were still barricaded inside Polytechnic University in Hung Hom on Tuesday morning. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: cold and hungry radicals start to surrender as Hong Kong leader says police have been told to let minors go home

  • Group of 50 radicals emerge from Polytechnic University after evacuation of hundreds of their peers overnight
  • Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she hopes for peaceful end after police surround campus for more than 36 hours in bitter stalemate
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police made mass arrests on Monday but about 100 radicals were still barricaded inside Polytechnic University in Hung Hom on Tuesday morning. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei joined the Post in 2018. He is a reporter on the Hong Kong desk.

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.

Lilian Cheng

Lilian Cheng

Lilian joined the Post in 2019 as senior reporter covering Hong Kong’s housing, land and development policies. She started her career at Ming Pao in 2010 and was then a principal reporter at i-Cable News. She has won awards for her reporting on a major discovery of Sung relics near the planned To Kwa Wan railway station.

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.