Hong Kong rings in the new year with protests still in the picture. Photo: Winson Wong Hong Kong rings in the new year with protests still in the picture. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong rings in the new year with protests still in the picture. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong rings in new year as muted celebrations give way to defiant anti-government protests

  • While no fierce clashes are reported, Mong Kok is the main flashpoint as radicals block roads, start fires, let off fireworks and disrupt traffic
  • More than 1,000 protesters form human chains in various districts and call on citizens to join New Year’s Day march

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Hong Kong rings in the new year with protests still in the picture. Photo: Winson Wong Hong Kong rings in the new year with protests still in the picture. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong rings in the new year with protests still in the picture. Photo: Winson Wong
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