Riot police cordon off the atrium of New Town Plaza in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, on Labour Day. Photo: Felix Wong

Anti-government protests return to Hong Kong on Labour Day as police pepper spray crowd

  • Officers deploy pepper spray to disperse people staging a singalong at New Town Plaza in Sha Tin after a day of mostly peaceful Labour Day events
  • After denying permission for the traditional workers’ rights march, police visit union booths across the city and enforce social-distancing rules
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Riot police cordon off the atrium of New Town Plaza in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, on Labour Day. Photo: Felix Wong
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