Government workers clear a footbridge at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Rare day of calm after week of chaos and violence across Hong Kong, but 100 protesters still defying surrender in Polytechnic University stand-off

  • Authorities make plans to clear Cross-Harbour Tunnel, a major link crippled for a week by radicals
  • Lunchtime protests by office workers flare up but police prevent crowds from blocking roads
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Government workers clear a footbridge at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Those remaining on the PolyU campus have tried various methods to escape, such as this group waiting for an opportunity to make their way out through the sewerage system. Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter

Options running out for last Hong Kong protesters trapped in PolyU campus but some radicals would rather ‘die than surrender’

  • Those inside say people have become wary of one another and avoid moving in big groups
  • Some insist they were not part of mob attacks and do not deserve to be arrested for rioting
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Those remaining on the PolyU campus have tried various methods to escape, such as this group waiting for an opportunity to make their way out through the sewerage system. Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter
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