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We saw both two sides of Hong Kong’s intractable political crisis through the steely eyes of the protagonists on Thursday afternoon.
First, we invited ourselves to a government press conference at the colonial-era governor’s mansion and watched as Hong Kong’s embattled Chief Executive CY Leung (pictured, below) sparred with the press.
It is fair to say that the territory’s head is near-universally loathed by pro-democracy campaigners – and a good number of journalists – who accuse him of acting as China’s stooge.
They tried to force them out with tear gas. They tried to scare them out with talk of ‘dire consequences’. Now Hong Kong’s police have quietly moved in to strip away
The main protest site in Hong Kong occupies a large inner-city motorway as well as side streets, bridges and squares and it has been turned into an extraordinary, open-air art gallery.
Will demonstrators return to work or stay out to prolong their protest? As China stiffens its tone, Hong Kong’s chief executive mulls a momentous decision.
I am standing next to a hundred or so student protestors who look very young and very scared. Just 15 metres or so away are hundreds of angry people shaking their fists and screaming at them.
The underlining concern here is that a rapid escalation of the protests may provoke the authorities – and in particular the Chinese government – into using force against the
Hong Kong’s police force fired tear gas and pepper spray at demonstrators on Sunday. But officers have now withdrawn from the city centre, in a move that has disconcerted protesters.
Hong Kong descends into chaos as the city’s youthful protesters decide how far they want to push a pro-democracy movement in order to shut down the global financial hub.
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