After protesters retreated, police continued to fire tear gas into a sports field, where some protesters were. #cuhk is in crisis

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9 December 2019
In anticipation of the policemen coming to charge at CUHK again, protestors are fortifying Bridge number 2 with full scale gasoline weapons and barricades
03:54: Inside CUHK , a couple had to separate and return to their posts. Before they said their last goodbye, the girl said to the boy: please don't die.
Utterly surreal scene near Chinese University in #hongkong. Hundreds and hundreds of people stuck in cars, buses, vans for hours as road under bridge blockaded by protestors
02:09: after the person was shot, police kept firing tear gas bombs to prevent others from approaching the injured.3 week ago
02:09: after the person was shot, police kept firing tear gas bombs to prevent others from approaching the injured.
02:05, someone got shot out Mong Kok and fell on the ground. Reporters, FA and protesters rushed to rescue while police are still firing3 week ago
02:05, someone got shot out Mong Kok and fell on the ground. Reporters, FA and protesters rushed to rescue while police are still firing
CUHK at 2am
Prince Edward Road near Mong Kok Police Station  tear gas deployed. (0:55 AM)3 week ago
Prince Edward Road near Mong Kok Police Station tear gas deployed. (0:55 AM)
There was a fire in the electric box at the Tuen Mun, and the fire was put on the scene. (0:35 AM)3 week ago
There was a fire in the electric box at the Tuen Mun, and the fire was put on the scene. (0:35 AM)
University station is set on fire and vandalised, per CUHK campus radio. Firefighters have arrived earlier
Burning leaves before Qinghong Court in Tsing Yi. (0:20 AM)3 week ago
Burning leaves before Qinghong Court in Tsing Yi. (0:20 AM)
Protest in Tin Shui Wai3 week ago
Protest in Tin Shui Wai
1am: Police fired multiple rounds of tear gas in Yuen Long, for the first time firing at Kau Yuk Rd, where older residential buildings are extremely densely packed together. Source: Apple Daily3 week ago
1am: Police fired multiple rounds of tear gas in Yuen Long, for the first time firing at Kau Yuk Rd, where older residential buildings are extremely densely packed together. Source: Apple Daily
Fire at the entrance of University Station
The human chain in CUHK is bridging from one end to another end in campus. It could be over 1km, per rough measurement on Google Maps
Reports that tear gas fired from Tung Chung police station shortly after midnight3 week ago
Reports that tear gas fired from Tung Chung police station shortly after midnight
The Chinese University of Hong Kong's main sports ground has become a temporary camp for supplies, injuries and resting journalists and protesters. The No. 2 Bridge - the site of clashes over the day - has been calm for an hour
A veteran paramedic, who gave his name as "Dr Chan", says about 20 to 30 protesters have been injured by sponge grenades or tear gas canisters at Chinese University
Police are reportedly deploying in various locations across HongKong, with vehicles driving out of Prince Edward's Mong Kok Police Station.3 week ago
Police are reportedly deploying in various locations across HongKong, with vehicles driving out of Prince Edward's Mong Kok Police Station.
3 week ago
Two plain-clothes officers drew their guns in Sha Tin after their vehicle was attacked by a group of more than 30 protesters, a police source confirmed.
HongKong district councillor Roy Tam estimated that Hong Kong Police has fired over one thousand rounds of tear gas rounds tonight at CUHK. The photo covers "a portion" of the canisters
A roadblock was set up at the junction in Kwun Tong. (11:05 PM)3 week ago
A roadblock was set up at the junction in Kwun Tong. (11:05 PM)
There's a shop on fire in Causeway Bay, people in apartments above are fleeing. Fireman are on site.
3 week ago
Tear gas has been fired outside Mong Kok Police Station. Protesters have been aiming laser pointers at the station.
CUHK ex-vice chancellor Joseph Sung arrived at the scene and urged students to peacefully disperse, saying that current vice-chancellor Rocky Tuan has discussed with police who have agreed to move away from the bridge, if students do so as well.
3 week ago
Protesters in Tai Po close in on police who respond with rounds of tear gas
Flaming barricades are set up at University MTR Station, by CUHK. The police issued a statement saying they wished to peacefully resolve the problem, and are preparing to retreat, calling on protesters to stop attacking, and not to damage railways.
In Causeway Bay, riot police continued to shoot at the crowd with riot guns before they prepared to get on the bus, drawing discontent.
Just to be sure the police don't come back, protesters have set a large fire on the far end of No.2 Bridge, the end farthest from CUHK campus. Cheers go up & echo: #LiberateHongKong #RevolutionOfOurTimes
Filmed by HKU's Campus TV: a journalist in yellow vest appeared to be shot by tear gas. A group of CUHK students went over to help move the journo to a safer area, while another round landed at the exact same spot
There have been calls for civilians to send supplies to CUHK since Tuesday afternoon, and large numbers have arrived - forming a human chain - to send supplies to protesters on the frontline. Photo: InMedia.
The water cannon truck arrives at CUHK, firing coloured dye at student protesters. CUHK's student media reports that the police will retreat from the bridge - though police stormed the campus shortly after making a similar announcement in the afternoon. Photo: InMedia
A police water cannon has been deployed on the Chinese University campus. Video: SCMP/Alvin Lum
Protesters have again gathered at the junction of Argyle Street and Nathan Road as police push on to Yau Ma Tei. A fire has been started on Nathan Road near Mong Kok Road.3 week ago
Protesters have again gathered at the junction of Argyle Street and Nathan Road as police push on to Yau Ma Tei. A fire has been started on Nathan Road near Mong Kok Road.
Police have come back onto No.2 Bridge & are shooting teargas horizontally at retreating protesters who are lobbing petrol bombs at them
Water cannon fired at CUHK
Water Cannon No 3 fired blue water in @CUHKofficial No.2 bridge #antiELAB
Protesters in complete control of the bridge No 2 at CUHK
Police appear to be retreating, firing massive amounts of teargas as they go. Protesters are already pushing onto the infamous No.2 Bridge. On Tolo Highway below, all traffic has stopped
Protesters have blocked part of Kwun Tong Road (Kowloon Bay section) with barricades. Riot police arrive and one officer points a crowd-control gun at people shouting from a footbridge.3 week ago
Protesters have blocked part of Kwun Tong Road (Kowloon Bay section) with barricades. Riot police arrive and one officer points a crowd-control gun at people shouting from a footbridge.
Situation at Chinese University shows no sign of calming down. Dozens of tear gas rounds are fired in five minutes. One protester has been shot by a tear gas round at his chest and allegedly suffered from a cardiac arrest. An AED is needed in his rescue
Police on No.2 Bridge at CUHK where they have been in a standoff with students for many hours
Car is on fire at Sai Yeung Choi Street South3 week ago
Car is on fire at Sai Yeung Choi Street South
09:32pm CUHK deputy vice-chancellor still calling Hong Kong Police to get them uphold cease fire promise, yet frontline officer still fired tear gas. Source said water cannon moving from Science Park towards the univeristy
There is a fire at the bottom of the pedestrian bridge at Percival Street in Causeway Bay. (9:20 PM)
CUHK molotov factory. #HKprotesters
Just after the CUHK pro-vice-chancellor's announcement that the police would stop shooting teargas. Police shoot more teargas
CIUHK Vice President came back with a truce promise while tear gas was being fired and his eyes couldn't help crying. Students helped him wash and gave him a goggle. Students said they would stop if police stop firing
Protesters are still pushing up the bridge, have def reached the point where police were earlier. Bridge is still full of fire, bricks, tear gas
[email protected] pro-vice-Chancellor Dennis Ng in protective gear announces police will stop firing tear gas and leaves
In the Sogo area of Causeway Bay, this reporter was treated harshly by police officers (8:45 PM)
There are several fires on Nathan Road between Shandong Street and Dundas Street. (8:45 PM)3 week ago
There are several fires on Nathan Road between Shandong Street and Dundas Street. (8:45 PM)
3 week ago
Meanwhile, over in Mong Kok, tear gas has been fired again on Portland Street. Protesters on Nathan Road have also started a fire.
An elaborate formation of bricks is set up in Mong Kok to hinder riot police. It has been reported that a makeshift mangonel to hurl bricks has also been erected.  Photo: Stand News screenshot.3 week ago
An elaborate formation of bricks is set up in Mong Kok to hinder riot police. It has been reported that a makeshift mangonel to hurl bricks has also been erected. Photo: Stand News screenshot.
In Shatin, a lone police vehicle responding to a call was surrounded by protesters and set alight. The driver escaped on the motorbike of a passer-by, according to HKU's Campus TV.  Photo: Campus TV HKUSU.3 week ago
In Shatin, a lone police vehicle responding to a call was surrounded by protesters and set alight. The driver escaped on the motorbike of a passer-by, according to HKU's Campus TV. Photo: Campus TV HKUSU.
Not only tear gas but various less lethal bullets were shot incessantly at CUHK students by riot police. Students hide behind trash carts and water horses and threw petrol bombs (closer to them than police) to defend.
Riot police in CUHK continued to fire tear gas as university head Rocky Tuan left students for a second talk with the force.
3 week ago
Riot police are advancing down Nathan Road in Mong Kok, in an attempt to disperse protesters who earlier put paving bricks on the street. They fire tear gas.
At Langham Place in Mong Kok, volunteers are dropping supplies donated to protesters at Chinese University. This action is in response to calls on internet platforms3 week ago
At Langham Place in Mong Kok, volunteers are dropping supplies donated to protesters at Chinese University. This action is in response to calls on internet platforms
Emotions run high as Vice Chancellor Rocky Tuan attempts to broker a truce between police and students. Students are calling for the unconditional release of their arrested school mates
CUHK head Rocky Tuan tried to leave for another meeting with police, carrying students 9pm ultimatum. Students urged him to walk across the bridge that's been a bitter battlefield for two days. "I will burn the bridge down If you can't come back with an answer by 10." one said
#NODEAL a student shouted "all police must leave CUHK campus immediately and all students arrested must be released. Or we will sit here and blow up the bridge."
Student: "Your appearance has visibly resulted in the calming of the situation. So what will you do tomorrow when it happens again" Tuan: "I have discussed with the police." Student: "But we do not trust the police."
Hong Kong Baptist University has announced that all of its classes will be suspended on Wednesday for the third day in a row due to traffic disruptions arising from ongoing citywide unrest.3 week ago
Hong Kong Baptist University has announced that all of its classes will be suspended on Wednesday for the third day in a row due to "traffic disruptions" arising from ongoing citywide unrest.
An alliance of HongKong academics says actions of the students were not a threat to the public and there was no need for police action
3 week ago
The MTR has said that Mong Kok, Yau Ma Tei, Wong Tai Sin, Whampoa, Causeway Bay, Tseung Kwan O, Hang Hau, Tuen Mun, Long Ping, Ma On Shan, Heng On and Sha Tin Wai stations will close at 9pm today (Tuesday).
The Chinese University of Hong Kong has announced that all classes will be cancelled on Wednesday for the third day in a row citing ongoing protester-police clashes and "severe damage" done to its facilities. Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.
In Central, the crowd is beginning to build up at the junction of Des Voeux Road and Pedder Street, the spot where protesters and their supporters gathered earlier in the afternoon.
The principal of CUHK is here talking with a few students and in a press mob. One student has a cardboard box of tear gas canisters to show him as evidence of the police action
Five to six protesters remaining at a footbridge from HKU to the MTR station throw shattered glass, stones and chairs onto Pok Fu Lam Rd, as well as several petrol bombs as roadblocks. Video: SCMP/Karen Zhang
All the shells of the tear gas shots, and on canister believed to have failed to pop #central
Police say 287 people, aged 12 to 82, were arrested on Monday. Among them, 190, or almost two-thirds, were students. Officers fired 255 rounds of tear gas, 204 rubber bullets, 45 beanbag rounds and 96 sponge grenades on Monday, the force says
New barricade, fire and frontline here at CUHK
As riot police were retreating from Central, they fired up to 10 rounds of tear gas towards the crowd. Many of those without gear were caught in the middle
Police fire multiple rounds of tear gas in Central after a man in a shirt hurled a brick at them while they are treating Pedder Street
Rounds of tear gas are fired at Des Voeux Road in Central after police fail to disperse the crowd. The firing infuriates the crowd. "Triad," crowd chants
The amount of tear gas people in Central got for jeering at police and throwing one plastic bottle
A fire broke out on the athletic field too and more students started to retreat up the bleachers
A protester at Chinese University says he was hit on the forehead by an unknown projectile during a clash. Another protester was seen on fire from a petrol bomb earlier
A standoff in Central between remaining protesters police
Frontline of protesters moved forward and there was a hail of bricks, molotovs and tear gas
After protesters retreated, police continued to fire tear gas into a sports field, where some protesters were. #cuhk is in crisis
Riot police have made a few arrests in Central as social workers asked them to shout their names
Police stormed in from the No 2 bridge after firing tear gas at advancing protesters, who fought back with Molotov cocktails At least four arrests were made as police advanced up Sea Side Drive
Large deployment of anti-riot police in Central Hong Kong
Taipo. HKPolice have fired 10 Tear gas cylinders.  You're hearing the voices of our typical HK middle-aged citizens.  All subs from residents unless noted otherwise3 week ago
Taipo. HKPolice have fired 10 Tear gas cylinders. You're hearing the voices of our typical HK middle-aged citizens. All subs from residents unless noted otherwise
A car that has already been trashed inside the Chinese University campus has been set on fire. Police officers are still firing tear gas at protesters on campus, who remain defiant and refuse to back disperse.
Police have arrived at Central to clear protesters. Pedder Street cleared. A group have been detained with the hands held up. Police have asked journos to leave, not to stay there to observe
Tear gas at sports ground in @CUHKofficial
At Chinese University, protesters retreat after about 15 minutes of repeated volleys of tear gas from police. Some objects are set on fire. At least one protester was subdued by officers on the ground.
As most office workers departed, Rio police fired tear gas on Central's Pedder Street, and made some arrests. Police have also stormed into CUHK again. Photo: Stand News screenshot.
Police just ran at protesters at CUHK, grabbing at least two of them and dragging them along the road
Tear gas fired on Peddar St. Protesters scattering. Few had gear and many are struggling to breath
As protesters have used a double-decker bus to block off Connaught Road Central, a dozen riot police have also secretly arrived at the City Hall carpark
NOW - Police unleashed five minutes of tear gas, rubber bullets and sponge grenade at cuhk protesters, who were advancing their roadblock. Protesters threw petrol bombs and bricks in return
But clashes continue across Hong Kong, including in Kwun Tong and in different parts of the New Territories. At CUHK, police fired tear gas at 3pm again after apparently briefly retreating. Photo: RTHK screenshot.
Students throw bricks at the police, so officers throw them straight back, while also firing other projectiles and more and more tear gas
Police repeatedly fire tear gas at CUHK, as student protesters inch closer to them, hiding behind rubbish bins and umbrellas
The crowd in Central has thinned significantly. About a little more than a hundred, mostly clad in black outfits, remain. They have placed bricks at Connaught Road, which is blocked. They also hurl bricks down the opening of a bypass to obstruct traffic
Protesters succeeded in turning this airport bus into a double-decker barricade by jamming the tires with bricks and pylons as it was reversing away
About 30 protesters on the footbridge between HKU and the train station get ready for riot police to arrive amid rumours they are on their way. They gather bricks and stones. Umbrellas and chairs are ready to be used as shields
In a statememt, the MTR Corporation condemns the "violent acts" of protesters and says throwing objects at a moving train or onto the rail tracks is highly dangerous and could cause a large number of deaths
A black van just ploughed through the field of bricks and other obstacles on Connaught Rd before breaking abruptly before the more serious barrier on the other side of the intersection. Quickly reversed and sped away. Very lucky no one was hurt
A senior U.S. official says the U.S. condemns the "unjustified use of deadly force" in the latest Hong Kong violence and has urged Hong Kong police and protestors to de-escalate the situation
4 week ago
Police stopped and searched a car in Tuen Mun at 11pm. They found helmets, gloves and some bottles of unknown substances in the vehicle.
There is a new roadblock on the road in Yuen Long. (10:30 PM)4 week ago
There is a new roadblock on the road in Yuen Long. (10:30 PM)
Protesters have set a barricade on Argyle Street on fire by burning boxes. Video: SCMP/Alvin Lum4 week ago
Protesters have set a barricade on Argyle Street on fire by burning boxes. Video: SCMP/Alvin Lum
Defiant protesters have advanced towards police whilst using umbrellas as shields. Police fire another round of tear gas in return.  Video: SCMP/Alvin Lum4 week ago
Defiant protesters have advanced towards police whilst using umbrellas as shields. Police fire another round of tear gas in return. Video: SCMP/Alvin Lum
Police fire from their water cannon truck as the truck and the armoured vehicle head from Mong Kok northwards, to the Prince Edward area.  Photo: NowTV screenshot.4 week ago
Police fire from their water cannon truck as the truck and the armoured vehicle head from Mong Kok northwards, to the Prince Edward area. Photo: NowTV screenshot.
Clashes are ongoing in Mong Kok. In the past hour, a petrol bomb has been thrown and tear gas fired4 week ago
Clashes are ongoing in Mong Kok. In the past hour, a petrol bomb has been thrown and tear gas fired
Fire barricade outside the MK market, another attempt to buy time and stop policemen from coming here to TKT side4 week ago
Fire barricade outside the MK market, another attempt to buy time and stop policemen from coming here to TKT side
Protestors building barricades on Monday evening at Sai Wan Ho where a 21 year old man was shot by a live bullet earlier today
One person arrested on Nelson Street. Riot police immediately asked reporters to back off, one shoved me. Another was unnecessarily aggressive, putting his pepper spray in the face of another press member. Detainee   taken into an alley4 week ago
One person arrested on Nelson Street. Riot police immediately asked reporters to back off, one shoved me. Another was unnecessarily aggressive, putting his pepper spray in the face of another press member. Detainee taken into an alley
Road blocks going up in Aberdeen along the Praya Road4 week ago
Road blocks going up in Aberdeen along the Praya Road
4 week ago
In Mong Kok, a water cannon sprays protesters at the junction of Nathan Road and Argyle Street. Mong Kok MTR station is closed
Riot police tear gas and charge crowds in Causeway Bay at around 7pm, arresting several people on Yee Wo Street. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.
Tear gas is fired in Chai Wan, near a wet market, at 7pm. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.
Riot police are stationed outside SOGO in Causeway Bay. Multiple rounds of tear gas fired a few mins ago as they warned protesters for engaging in unlawful assembly
Bricks and barricades are laid outside Langham Place, Mong Kok.  Meanwhile, more tear gas is fired in Causeway Bay and Sheung Shui on Monday evening.  Photo: HKFP.4 week ago
Bricks and barricades are laid outside Langham Place, Mong Kok. Meanwhile, more tear gas is fired in Causeway Bay and Sheung Shui on Monday evening. Photo: HKFP.
More tear gas just fired in Causeway Bay. No provocation at least they raised the black flag for about ten seconds beforehand this time
Police just shot teargas in Causeway Bay again. At a few hundred people on the pavement. Two police officers with teargas rifles just pointed them at people standing in an MTR entrance & threatened to fire. MTR to its credit kept the entrance open so people could escape
More teargas fired. Three flags raised. But riot police still have not blocked Waterloo Road, so every green light, vehicles pass through,  offering a brief window of ceasefire for protesters to move up again4 week ago
More teargas fired. Three flags raised. But riot police still have not blocked Waterloo Road, so every green light, vehicles pass through, offering a brief window of ceasefire for protesters to move up again
Carrie Lam said protesters would be making "wishful thinking" if they thought the govt would bow to violence and make further concessions to their "so-called political demands" #antielab
Hong Kong leader CarrieLam says "rioters'" actions have far exceeded their "so called demands" & they are enemies of the people
Lam Presser: Lam is condemning the violence and saying that about 60 are injured, including the protester shot and the man set alight. The latter is in a more serious condition apparently
Carrie LAM press conference now: blamed the radical protestors making HK unsafe, saying her friends including some senior citizens messaged her asking if safe to go out.
Three black flags were raised on Waterloo Street in MongKok after protesters moved forward. Volleys of teargas fired towards Nathan Road, enshrouding the area in smoke. At least one petrol bomb was thrown in return4 week ago
Three black flags were raised on Waterloo Street in MongKok after protesters moved forward. Volleys of teargas fired towards Nathan Road, enshrouding the area in smoke. At least one petrol bomb was thrown in return
Riot police fired two rounds of tear gas, after protesters retreated to Causeway Bay refused to leave
Right after this shot 2min ago, police shot teargas & charged on Hennessy Rd at Sogo in Causeway Bay
As dusk begins to fall on HongKong, protests continue in Kwun Tong, Tai Po and Tin Shui Wai, with tear gas intermittently fired. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot4 week ago
As dusk begins to fall on HongKong, protests continue in Kwun Tong, Tai Po and Tin Shui Wai, with tear gas intermittently fired. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot
Riot police left Wong Tai Sin square at around 5pm after being stationed there for three hours. Immediately after they left, protesters began pulling up bricks from the ground and threw them onto Lung Cheung road.   Video: SCMP/Karen Zhang4 week ago
Riot police left Wong Tai Sin square at around 5pm after being stationed there for three hours. Immediately after they left, protesters began pulling up bricks from the ground and threw them onto Lung Cheung road. Video: SCMP/Karen Zhang
Riot police advancing rapidly eastward in Wan Chai. Already at this barricade where the photo was taken two minutes ago. Most protesters have fled toward Causeway Bay. A very familiar pattern
Taipo.  Their tear gas caused this fire.4 week ago
Taipo. Their tear gas caused this fire.
Vandalism in SaiWanHo display cupboards and trays from a Maxim's cake shop are taken out, and strew across the road.
Tear gas has been fired outside Tai Po Police Station. Video: SCMP/Stanley Shin4 week ago
Tear gas has been fired outside Tai Po Police Station. Video: SCMP/Stanley Shin
Chief Executive Carrie Lam to give a media address at 6pm today. #HongKong
Police: 266 people arrested in the past week. The youngest is 11 years old. The oldest 74
Riot police are advancing on Chater Garden in Central, removing barricades as they go. At the other side of the square, protesters retreat to outside Cheung Kong Tower
In response to the motorbike incident, HongKong police said that they have suspended the officer who drove the motorbike into the crowd, and is currently investigating the incident
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