Police fire tear gas at protesters on June 12, 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: police used disproportionate force and made poor decisions, says British expert who resigned from IPCC review

  • Clifford Stott says police in city operate with a lack of understanding of how crowd dynamics work, and end up creating disorder instead of preventing it
  • The expert had earlier resigned from a panel advising city’s police watchdog on its review of the force’s handling of anti-government protests
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Police fire tear gas at protesters on June 12, 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
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