• Protesters blockade universities, business district as chaos grips Hong Kong

    29 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    Hong Kong anti-government protesters paralysed parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day on Wednesday, with some transport links, schools and many businesses closing as police warned of a rise in violence to a deadly level.
    About 1,000 protesters blocked roads in the heart of the city's Central business district at lunchtime. Wearing now-banned face masks and dressed in office wear, they marched and hurled bricks onto roads lined with some of the world's most expensive real estate and luxury flagship stores.
    “It's now 1989 4th June,” was scrawled on the windows of fashion store...
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  • Video appears to show a woman being pepper sprayed in the face before she is tackled to the ground by Hong Kong police

    Video appears to show a woman being pepper sprayed in the face before she is tackled to the ground by Hong Kong police

    29 days ago - By Business Insider

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    A video circulating on social media by prominent pro-democracy activists shows a woman being sprayed in the face and tackled by police in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
    Those who reposted the video say police used pepper spray against the woman, though it is unclear from the video.
    Social media users also claimed that the woman was pregnant at the time of the incident, though that has not been confirmed.
    Protests in Hong Kong have entered their 24th week, with the last several days marked by an uptick in violence.
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