Police in riot gear fire tear gas at Occupy Central protesters in Connaught Road Central, Admiralty. Yesterday was the first time tear gas had been deployed by Hong Kong police since 2005. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Police in riot gear fire tear gas at Occupy Central protesters in Connaught Road Central, Admiralty. Yesterday was the first time tear gas had been deployed by Hong Kong police since 2005. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

September 28, 2014: Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands join Occupy Central

  • Union leaders call for strikes as police defend hard-line response and Benny Tai admits protest movement’s leaders are not in control

Police in riot gear fire tear gas at Occupy Central protesters in Connaught Road Central, Admiralty. Yesterday was the first time tear gas had been deployed by Hong Kong police since 2005. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Police in riot gear fire tear gas at Occupy Central protesters in Connaught Road Central, Admiralty. Yesterday was the first time tear gas had been deployed by Hong Kong police since 2005. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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