A location where protesters rested inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests: bitter stand-off inside Polytechnic University continues with as many as 100 activists still on campus, determined to evade capture

  • City’s leader Carrie Lam pleads for peaceful end to impasse and asks police to handle the injured and underage in humane manner
  • Final group of volunteer first aid workers leave university late on Tuesday night, while a few protesters make a break for it by climbing fence
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A location where protesters rested inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Photo: Felix Wong
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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.

Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.