Police face mounting brutality claims after Hong Kong clashes
Sunday, 16 June 2019 Hong Kong (AFP) June 13, 2019
Their motto has been "Asia's Finest" since colonial times, but videos of Hong Kong police beating unarmed protesters have fuelled public anger and sparked accusations of brutality. Tens of thousands of demonstrators occupying city streets scattered when police used tear gas, pepper spray, rubber bullets and bean bag rounds on Wednesday. Police insisted the force was necessary to fend off
Reuters reports demonstrators and police clashed Thursday in Hong Kong as hundreds of people continued protesting a planned extradition law. On Wednesday, protests around the city’s legislature forced the government to postpone the debate on the extradition bill. The bill would allow Hong Kong...
Watch VideoDemonstrators took to the streets in Hong Kong again on Sunday, partly to demand an investigation into allegations of police violence at recent... Newsy Also reported by •Reuters •SBS •WorldNews •Reuters India
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters involved in the latest clashes with the police could be described as "rioters" and that she supported... Reuters Also reported by •Reuters India •SBS •Deseret News •euronews