Police’s Unimog armoured vehicle has a long-range acoustic device fitted on its roof. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: police use controversial anti-riot sound device for first time, rejecting claims it is harmful

  • Police spokesman confirms force deployed a long-range acoustic device, installed on top of a Unimog armoured vehicle, to issue warnings to rioters
  • System does not cause dizziness, nausea or a loss of sense of direction as some reports claim, he says
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police’s Unimog armoured vehicle has a long-range acoustic device fitted on its roof. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Anti-government protesters set up roadblocks with water-filled barricades and bamboo rods outside the Baptist University campus in Kowloon Tong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Amid Hong Kong protests, universities shut campuses to outsiders

  • HKU and Baptist University to only allow students and staff on site
  • In past week, Chinese and Polytechnic universities were the scenes of battles between radicals and police
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters set up roadblocks with water-filled barricades and bamboo rods outside the Baptist University campus in Kowloon Tong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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