Protesters in Tsim Sha Tsui have returned to Chatham Road South yet again, setting up roadblocks in front of a police cordon. Earlier, tear gas and sponge grenades were fired to disperse them

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8 December 2019
More than 40 volunteers from Protect the Children are on PolyU campus, alongside dozens of youngsters. One member explains: The reason we are staying here is that police are not letting us out.2 week ago
More than 40 volunteers from Protect the Children are on PolyU campus, alongside dozens of youngsters. One member explains: "The reason we are staying here is that police are not letting us out."
Great escape from PolyU police lockdown2 week ago
Great escape from PolyU police lockdown
Info: Two live feeds from HongKong's Jordan district (near PolyU) now. The visuals and the non-stop loud bangs of firing speak for themselves, even if you don't speak Cantonese.  TV:   RTHK2 week ago
Info: Two live feeds from HongKong's Jordan district (near PolyU) now. The visuals and the non-stop loud bangs of firing speak for themselves, even if you don't speak Cantonese. TV: RTHK
A group appearing to be first-aiders are arrested by police near PolyU.  Video: Supplied.2 week ago
A group appearing to be first-aiders are arrested by police near PolyU. Video: Supplied.
About a 100 secondary school students are trapped inside PolyU. More than 30 school principals are requesting the police's permission to let them enter the PolyU campus to accompany students to leave peacefully2 week ago
About a 100 secondary school students are trapped inside PolyU. More than 30 school principals are requesting the police's permission to let them enter the PolyU campus to accompany students to leave peacefully
As of 8pm, many riot police are present in Tsim Sha Tsui East, where a large group of protesters have gathered to show support to those stuck inside the besieged campus PolyU. Photo: InMedia screenshot
2 week ago
China's ambassador to UK Liu Xiaoming is giving 3rd v strongly worded press briefing on Hong Kong crisis. He's not holding back. He warns Hong Kong risks "sliding into an abyss of chaos". He says territory's future would be "unimaginably dreadful" & says "violence must end"
A police armoured vehicle pushes through Chatham Road South near the Urban Council Cetenary Garden where protesters are massed. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.
CarrieLam updated her FB praising the police officer shot by an arrow in back of his left lower leg and urging "rioters" in PolyU to follow police's instructions
Police have deployed an armoured vehicle and water cannon on Chatham Road South, firing tear gas at protesters on the road. The road, in east Tsim Sha Tsui, is just to the south of the PolyU campus
More armored vehicle action and firing on Chatham Rd S2 week ago
More armored vehicle action and firing on Chatham Rd S
On Nathan Road, protesters have formed a human supply chain, passing glass bottles, umbrellas, water to the frontlines outside PolyU - where hundreds continue to be blockaded inside the campus2 week ago
On Nathan Road, protesters have formed a human supply chain, passing glass bottles, umbrellas, water to the frontlines outside PolyU - where hundreds continue to be blockaded inside the campus
At a police press conference, a commander says the force has arrested 51 people wearing "reporter" or "first aid" vests, citing intelligence that "some rioters would disguise themselves as fake reporters or first-aiders"
2 week ago
Derek Liu Kin-kwan, president of the PolyU student union, estimates about 600 people are still trapped on the PolyU campus
hkpolice fired beanbag rounds squarely on reporters in hostile manner a when they were still livestreaming.2 week ago
#hkpolice fired beanbag rounds squarely on reporters in hostile manner a when they were still livestreaming.
The government confirms that the emergency anti-mask law imposed last month will no longer be enforced the High Court has ruled it is unconstitutional.
Protesters on Chatham are dismantling their barricades and advancing mortars toward the riot police lines
An injured protester is carried off the front lines in Jordan2 week ago
An injured protester is carried off the front lines in Jordan
And the inevitable teargas attack, Gascoigne Rd 16.00. Protesters have lots of fire extinguishers & have gotten really good at putting out teargas canisters with them2 week ago
And the inevitable teargas attack, Gascoigne Rd 16.00. Protesters have lots of fire extinguishers & have gotten really good at putting out teargas canisters with them
PolyU student chanting Liberate Hongkong before being arrested2 week ago
PolyU student chanting "Liberate Hongkong" before being arrested
A tearful mother is seen crying in Tsim Sha Tsui as she fears she may lose her children, who are in PolyU. But one police officer questioned: "isn't throwing bricks also hurting people" Video: SCMP/Alvin Lum
Kowloon Union Church in Jordan has become a place of refuge for tired protesters and volunteer medics. Two nurses help to escort an injured person into the church2 week ago
Kowloon Union Church in Jordan has become a place of refuge for tired protesters and volunteer medics. Two nurses help to escort an injured person into the church
2 week ago
Protesters in Tsim Sha Tsui have returned to Chatham Road South yet again, setting up roadblocks in front of a police cordon. Earlier, tear gas and sponge grenades were fired to disperse them
Jordan is turning into a beach as black-clad protesters tear bricks from paved sidewalks on Gascoigne Road and Nathan, break them into fragments and toss them into roads2 week ago
Jordan is turning into a beach as black-clad protesters tear bricks from paved sidewalks on Gascoigne Road and Nathan, break them into fragments and toss them into roads
Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station is closed after petrol bombs are thrown into it
NOW: Protestors fired upon by tear gas while fleeing the rooftop of the overpass at the Polytechnic University2 week ago
NOW: Protestors fired upon by tear gas while fleeing the rooftop of the overpass at the Polytechnic University
Long supply chain lines are forming to pass bricks to the front line where they're building a new frontline on Cameron Rd
Orange flag in TST
Hong Kong's anti-mask law has been ruled "unconstitutional" by the city's High Court
2 week ago
Legislator Ted Hui clarifies his Facebook page that he has not been arrested and is still around PolyU campus
Riot police arrived and fired tear gas at Jordan Road to clear several hundred protesters who have been setting roadblocksalong Nathan Road - who are hoping to save PolyU students.2 week ago
Riot police arrived and fired tear gas at Jordan Road to clear several hundred protesters who have been setting roadblocksalong Nathan Road - who are hoping to save PolyU students.
A protester on the outskirts of PolyU on Gascoigne Road has reportedly been shot with a police projectile on the forehead at around 11:40am.  Photo: Stand News screenshot2 week ago
A protester on the outskirts of PolyU on Gascoigne Road has reportedly been shot with a police projectile on the forehead at around 11:40am. Photo: Stand News screenshot
Pan-dem legislator Ted Hui has also been arrested -  @ClaudiaMCMo's Facebook page2 week ago
Pan-dem legislator Ted Hui has also been arrested - @ClaudiaMCMo's Facebook page
Chief Executive Carrie Lam arrives at Kwong Wah Hospital to pay a visit to the police officer shot with an arrow on Sunday at the conflict outside Polytechnic University2 week ago
Chief Executive Carrie Lam arrives at Kwong Wah Hospital to pay a visit to the police officer shot with an arrow on Sunday at the conflict outside Polytechnic University
Police fired 3 or 4 rounds down at protesters from a bridge in Jordan. Looks like this guy got hit.2 week ago
Police fired 3 or 4 rounds down at protesters from a bridge in Jordan. Looks like this guy got hit.
Democratic Party lawmaker Ted Hui, who has stayed on campus since Sunday, says most students and radicals are already very tired after previous confrontations with police, and their supplies are running low
U.S. admin comments about what's happening in Hong Kong
Police have just charged up Nathan Rd from Salisbury Rd in many vans. Jumped out at Kowloon mosque where a barricaded was set. Protesters fled westward toward Canton Rd
Armed riot police raise a tear gas warning flag to protesters in Hong Kong's Tsim Sha Tsui district 香港 video: i-Cable News
Black-clad masked protesters regroup and rebuild roadblocks at the junction of Nathan and Jordan Roads that was earlier cleared  Video: SCMP/Lilian Cheng2 week ago
Black-clad masked protesters regroup and rebuild roadblocks at the junction of Nathan and Jordan Roads that was earlier cleared Video: SCMP/Lilian Cheng
In Tsim Sha Tsui, about 100 people have been arrested by police. An officer says they are detained for fleeing from PolyU and for blocking roads Video: SCMP/Alvin Lum
Police have lengthened their cordon all the way down Chatham Rd S to Mody Rd and pushed people gathered back a block or so in the area near the Science Museum. The safest place to gather at the moment is west of Chatham Rd S
At least 40 ppl arrested outside Hotel Icon in Tsim Sha Tsui, near PolyUHK. An officer at scene said some are believed to have come to rescue students under police siege and stuck inside the uni campus.
Morning has broken in HongKong at Poly U and it's an awful start - at least hundreds of students are inside that campus. which is on fire. Small explosions every minute. The middle of the campus is quite open so hopefully students can take refuge there2 week ago
Morning has broken in HongKong at Poly U and it's an awful start - at least hundreds of students are inside that campus. which is on fire. Small explosions every minute. The middle of the campus is quite open so hopefully students can take refuge there
I don't want another 8964 to occur in Poly U. Photo: Kero/USP United Social Press2 week ago
"I don't want another 8964 to occur in Poly U." Photo: Kero/USP United Social Press
Protestors are   trying to leave the PolyU campus as riot police fire a constant stream of tear gas at them2 week ago
Protestors are trying to leave the PolyU campus as riot police fire a constant stream of tear gas at them
Tear gas clouds the air and police spray water cannons at protesters as clashes continue into early Monday morning near Hong Kong Polytechnic University2 week ago
Tear gas clouds the air and police spray water cannons at protesters as clashes continue into early Monday morning near Hong Kong Polytechnic University
And things have gotten very intense in Jordan as the rescue team of protesters fight multiple fronts with police. Molotov's and tear gas everywhere. This is Hong Kong, 4am Monday morning2 week ago
And things have gotten very intense in Jordan as the rescue team of protesters fight multiple fronts with police. Molotov's and tear gas everywhere. This is Hong Kong, 4am Monday morning
Footage circulates on social media of the earlier scenes when police fired three warning shots on Canton Road, Jordan to disperse protesters attacking them while they hid inside an ambulance.2 week ago
Footage circulates on social media of the earlier scenes when police fired three warning shots on Canton Road, Jordan to disperse protesters attacking them while they hid inside an ambulance.
In the aftermath of the firing of the live warning shots in Jordan, more riot police have emerged to reinforce the area.  Photo: HKFP.2 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 also2 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, Jordan2 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.2 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 University2 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 campus2 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
2 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.2 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 Han2 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 Kok2 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.2 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.2 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 Han2 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
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