Riot police made a series of arrests as radical protesters’ unspoken ceasefire since, and just before, last weekend’s district council elections came to an abrupt end on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: tens of thousands return to streets after days of calm as radicals trash shops with mainland China links

  • Peaceful march in Kowloon descends into chaos, ending the near-two-week hiatus of extreme protest violence
  • Rounds of tear gas, rubber bullets fired by police in Whampoa, where mobs smash up stores for their mainland connections
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police made a series of arrests as radical protesters’ unspoken ceasefire since, and just before, last weekend’s district council elections came to an abrupt end on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.

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.

Linda Lew

Linda Lew

Born in China and raised in New Zealand, Linda joined the Post as a reporter in 2018. Previously, she freelanced for Chinese technology media site TechNode. She holds bachelor's degrees in arts and commerce from the University of Auckland, and has a master's in global business journalism from Tsinghua University.

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.