Police fire tear gas at protesters on Science Museum Road outside Polytechnic University in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong protests: tension returns to city after peaceful Saturday with stand-off in Hung Hom

  • After five straight days of traffic disruption and chaos, city had enjoyed a relatively calm Saturday but familiar scenes return by night
  • Petrol bombs thrown from the roof of Polytechnic University while riot police respond with rounds of tear gas
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police fire tear gas at protesters on Science Museum Road outside Polytechnic University in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Edmond So
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A car is set on fire at the end of No 2 Bridge at Chinese University before the protesters appear to retreat from the campus they have occupied for four days. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong protests: peaceful Friday turns violent again as government issues warning to employees and university chiefs call for end to deadlock

  • Heads of Hong Kong’s nine universities issue joint statement calling on both sides to end bitter conflict that has moved onto campuses around the city
  • Government warns 180,000 employees they face immediate suspension if arrested while taking part in unlawful public activities
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A car is set on fire at the end of No 2 Bridge at Chinese University before the protesters appear to retreat from the campus they have occupied for four days. Photo: Edmond So
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