Video shows protesters throwing petrol bombs from the roof of a building at the Polytechnic University. Video: SCMP/Albert Han

Map. History of Hong Kong conflict

11 December 2019
In the aftermath of the firing of the live warning shots in Jordan, more riot police have emerged to reinforce the area.  Photo: HKFP.3 week ago
In the aftermath of the firing of the live warning shots in Jordan, more riot police have emerged to reinforce the area. Photo: HKFP.
Protesters have occupied Nathan Road between Jordan & Yau Ma Tei. Shortly after these photos were taken a water cannon emerged and fired on crowds behind Eaton Hotel ok Gascoigne Rd. Tear gas fired also3 week ago
Protesters have occupied Nathan Road between Jordan & Yau Ma Tei. Shortly after these photos were taken a water cannon emerged and fired on crowds behind Eaton Hotel ok Gascoigne Rd. Tear gas fired also
[23:10] Water cannon fired on Gascoigne Road, Jordan3 week ago
[23:10] Water cannon fired on Gascoigne Road, Jordan
The moment when a police armored car caught fire after being hit by petrol bombs from student protestors at HongKong's Poly University tonight.3 week ago
The moment when a police armored car caught fire after being hit by petrol bombs from student protestors at HongKong's Poly University tonight.
The police armoured vehicle after it was set ablaze approaching Poly University3 week ago
The police armoured vehicle after it was set ablaze approaching Poly University
The police have given the protesters occupying the @HongKongPolyU campus an ultimatum that they must leave by 10 pm. Otherwise, they will storm into PolyU to make an arrest. Beleaguered, protesters are currently struggling to remain on the campus3 week ago
The police have given the protesters occupying the @HongKongPolyU campus an ultimatum that they must leave by 10 pm. Otherwise, they will storm into PolyU to make an arrest. Beleaguered, protesters are currently struggling to remain on the campus
3 week ago
The police force has confirmed in that an acoustic device installed on its armoured vehicles was used on Sunday to deliver a warning to the protesters outside PolyU. It said the LRAD is only a broadcasting device, not a weapon as suggested by some
Clashes on the eastern footbridges of the Polytechnic University continue into the evening, as injured protesters limp away from the frontlines. One man was shot with a police bean bag round in the chin.  Photo: Stand News.3 week ago
Clashes on the eastern footbridges of the Polytechnic University continue into the evening, as injured protesters limp away from the frontlines. One man was shot with a police bean bag round in the chin. Photo: Stand News.
There are reports of police units roaming the History and Science Musems to detect any firing of arrows. Further to the outskirts of the Polytechnic University, there are reports of police stopping and searching vehicles to halt any supplies. Photo: Viola Kam / USP
Video shows protesters throwing petrol bombs from the roof of a building at the Polytechnic University. Video: SCMP/Albert Han3 week ago
Video shows protesters throwing petrol bombs from the roof of a building at the Polytechnic University. Video: SCMP/Albert Han
Rounds of tear gas have been fired in Mong Kok3 week ago
Rounds of tear gas have been fired in Mong Kok
Tear gas is fired on Nathan Road in Mong Kok on Sunday afternoon.  Photo: TMHK screenshot.3 week ago
Tear gas is fired on Nathan Road in Mong Kok on Sunday afternoon. Photo: TMHK screenshot.
Kowloon Tong's City University has ordered its students to leave all dormitories by 4pm, claiming that water supplies have been contaminated.3 week ago
Kowloon Tong's City University has ordered its students to leave all dormitories by 4pm, claiming that water supplies have been contaminated.
Around 30 young protesters sit in one corner of the Polytechnic University campus in Hung Hom, manufacturing petrol bombs while others cart them away to the frontline. Video: SCMP/Albert Han3 week ago
Around 30 young protesters sit in one corner of the Polytechnic University campus in Hung Hom, manufacturing petrol bombs while others cart them away to the frontline. Video: SCMP/Albert Han
Protesters are using home-made catapults to shoot petrol bombs at the water cannon and two armoured vehicles near to Polytechnic University, almost hitting the vehicles3 week ago
Protesters are using home-made catapults to shoot petrol bombs at the water cannon and two armoured vehicles near to Polytechnic University, almost hitting the vehicles
Reports suggest that police have tested the use of an LRAD - a device emitting sound waves to cause dizziness to people on the scene - at Polytechnic University. Photo: CityUSU screenshot3 week ago
Reports suggest that police have tested the use of an LRAD - a device emitting sound waves to cause dizziness to people on the scene - at Polytechnic University. Photo: CityUSU screenshot
Two police water cannons again sprayed blue dye at protesters outside the Polytechnic University, who responded by throwing petrol bombs. The two vehicles, however, are not advancing through the protesters' defence line. Video: SCMP/Phila Siu3 week ago
Two police water cannons again sprayed blue dye at protesters outside the Polytechnic University, who responded by throwing petrol bombs. The two vehicles, however, are not advancing through the protesters' defence line. Video: SCMP/Phila Siu
Some protesters are moving to the other side of campus, where rumour has it that pro-Beijing supporters are gearing up.  There are still over 100 stationed in the area where police fired water cannon with blue dye earlier3 week ago
Some protesters are moving to the other side of campus, where rumour has it that pro-Beijing supporters are gearing up. There are still over 100 stationed in the area where police fired water cannon with blue dye earlier
The water cannon trucks stand by at the junction after firing shortly before 3pm. Photo: Stand News screenshot.3 week ago
The water cannon trucks stand by at the junction after firing shortly before 3pm. Photo: Stand News screenshot.
Police say through a loudspeaker that protesters must stop putting metal spikes on the ground, adding that the force is filming their actions. Spikes have constantly been used by protesters to pierce police vehicles' tyres3 week ago
Police say through a loudspeaker that protesters must stop putting metal spikes on the ground, adding that the force is filming their actions. Spikes have constantly been used by protesters to pierce police vehicles' tyres
Earlier - A police on media liaison duty was shot by an arrow in his leg outside Poly U, where antielab protesters and police are in a stand off. Water cannons and tear gas deployed earlier3 week ago
Earlier - A police on media liaison duty was shot by an arrow in his leg outside Poly U, where antielab protesters and police are in a stand off. Water cannons and tear gas deployed earlier
The current standstill at POLYU has run beyond 30 minutes. Tension still in the air but intensity lowered and rhythm slowed, like the Molotov that looks tepid3 week ago
The current standstill at POLYU has run beyond 30 minutes. Tension still in the air but intensity lowered and rhythm slowed, like the Molotov that looks tepid
Out for the LRAD. It was raised on one vehicle earlier, they might be considering using this today3 week ago
Out for the LRAD. It was raised on one vehicle earlier, they might be considering using this today
From @hkgetv telegram- Toxic level of cyanide can be detected in PolyU. The meter could only measure up to 30 ppm. The level of cyanide detected was so high that the meter overloaded3 week ago
From @hkgetv telegram- Toxic level of cyanide can be detected in PolyU. The meter could only measure up to 30 ppm. The level of cyanide detected was so high that the meter overloaded
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
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