Student protesters stand off with riot police deployed outside the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong to disperse protesters who have seized the campus for sixth straight day.

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9 December 2019
By 11:45pm, protesters have retreated inside the Polytechnic University campus, as police fire tear gas into the grounds. It remains unclear whether police will storm the campus.  Photo: RTHK screenshot.3 week ago
By 11:45pm, protesters have retreated inside the Polytechnic University campus, as police fire tear gas into the grounds. It remains unclear whether police will storm the campus. Photo: RTHK screenshot.
Police just smoked ⁦@HongKongPolyU⁩ B core antiELAB3 week ago
Police just smoked ⁦@HongKongPolyU⁩ B core #antiELAB
Police are  shooting teargas from a different direction, on AustinRd, toward protester barricades at the intersection of ChathamRdS & CheongWanRd. Police on CRS have come up to the intersection & protesters have backed away down CWR. Police  very near protester frontline3 week ago
Police are shooting teargas from a different direction, on AustinRd, toward protester barricades at the intersection of ChathamRdS & CheongWanRd. Police on CRS have come up to the intersection & protesters have backed away down CWR. Police very near protester frontline
After a brief retreat for 30 minutes, riot police have advanced towards the Polytechnic University again, firing large amounts of tear gas on Science Museum Road. Photo: iCable screenshot.
Student protesters stand off with riot police deployed outside the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong to disperse protesters who have seized the campus for sixth straight day.3 week ago
Student protesters stand off with riot police deployed outside the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong to disperse protesters who have seized the campus for sixth straight day.
Barricades are being cleared at Renfrew Road outside Baptist University.  Reports state that a group of men have emerged out of the nearby Chinese army barracks to help the clearing.  Photo: HKFP.3 week ago
Barricades are being cleared at Renfrew Road outside Baptist University. Reports state that a group of men have emerged out of the nearby Chinese army barracks to help the clearing. Photo: HKFP.
Dozens of what appear to be PLA soldiers are out on the streets of Kowloon Tong - running around with buckets and picking up bricks left in the streets by protesters3 week ago
Dozens of what appear to be PLA soldiers are out on the streets of Kowloon Tong - running around with buckets and picking up bricks left in the streets by protesters
Crowds clear barricades erected by Hong Kong protesters at the University of Hong Kong at Pok Fu Lam
The HKU operation was led by a woman who initially told Apple Daily she was a Southern District resident organising a group of mothers. She later admitted she was District Council candidate Maxine Yao, from Executive Councillor Ronny Tong's Path of Democracy party.
Outside @HKUniversity those barriers are coming down and roads cleared by local residents and supporters rallies by local pro-BJ politicians
Hong Kong pride parade, actually a rally and carnival, kicks off in Edinburgh Place. "Equal justice, equal rights" are the theme
This part of PolyU overlooking the cross harbor tunnel being strategically manned with various barricades and makeshift weapons, also they have very comfy sofas here, comfortable view of the blocked tunnel
Protesters are extending the blockade on Nathan Road in Mong Kok. A spray-paint message on a wood board reads: When the system is changed, I will love China.3 week ago
Protesters are extending the blockade on Nathan Road in Mong Kok. A spray-paint message on a wood board reads: "When the system is changed, I will love China."
The MTR Corporation said services will end at 10pm on Saturday. The rail giant says University station is closed "due to severe damage", and a train there was previously set on fire
3 week ago
As of 10pm, 14 people have been injured amid the protests and sent to hospitals. Among them, one man is in critical condition. Sources say he suffered a head injury after being hit by bricks
[Fire at Mong Kok] There is a fire on the street in Nathan Road. (10:35 PM)3 week ago
[Fire at Mong Kok] There is a fire on the street in Nathan Road. (10:35 PM)
After protesters left, citizens entered CUHK to collect and remove usable materials
Firefighters extinguish the fire on Nathan road after a third explosion is heard from the flames. Video: SCMP/Karen Zhang3 week ago
Firefighters extinguish the fire on Nathan road after a third explosion is heard from the flames. Video: SCMP/Karen Zhang
In their daily press conference, the police said 58 people were arrested in relation to the protests on Thursday - including two German nationals in Tuen Mun. 194 tear gas cannisters were fired, as well as 81 other projectiles of different kinds. Photo: Stand News.
Some Chinese University protesters say they are heading to Polytechnic University in Hung Hom. Another small group say they will head to other districts in the city
After police leave Nathan road, hundreds of protesters began building barricades again near Shantung Street. They put bricks under fences to make it hard for water cannon trucks and armoured vehicles to pass, according to one protester.  Video: SCMP/Karen Zhang3 week ago
After police leave Nathan road, hundreds of protesters began building barricades again near Shantung Street. They put bricks under fences to make it hard for water cannon trucks and armoured vehicles to pass, according to one protester. Video: SCMP/Karen Zhang
The view from the ground in Mong Kok, where police have fired tear gas3 week ago
The view from the ground in Mong Kok, where police have fired tear gas
Tear gas is fired on Nathan Road as dozens of riot police charge towards protesters near Shantung Street. Video: SCMP/Karen Zhang3 week ago
Tear gas is fired on Nathan Road as dozens of riot police charge towards protesters near Shantung Street. Video: SCMP/Karen Zhang
A car in the sealed-off area on no 2 bridge is set on fire and serious of blasts are going on, causing and growing fire that's beyond five meters high.
A car is set on fire on other end of bridge, and explosions heard. Protesters retreating
CUHK: Police cars left where they were on Tolo Highway, while the last bus was letting its passengers alight
After creating a rather strong flaming barricade under no 2 bridge on Tolo Highway, some protesters left for Four Pillars, another CUHK landmark uphill
Petrol bombs were thrown on Tolo Highway while protesters on no 2 bridge of CUHK apologised and begged cars not to force through, after one car speeded up and crash its way through a roadblock
Debate about leaving or not more heated upon police's arrival. "leave now or fight to death" "you can leave. I will stay to cover you because I don't fear death" "what's the point of staying when there are so few of us"
A number of police vehicles came in sight from no 2 bridge in CUHK soon after Tolo Highway was blocked again. Only around 30 protesters remain on the bridge. Info about CU sending students and staff away or closing dorms at 9:30pm was spread
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