At least four arrests were made near Tak Shing Street as onlookers were ordered to move or risk pepper spray. Police shone strobe lights at reporters filming the scene as a police helicopter flew overhead.

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8 December 2019
MongKok could still be bustling at 3:30am. And young protesters are not the only ones enjoying the nightlife. One walked past these elderlies and said, they're the craziest. Can play chess and not sleep. A lot of random civilians just hanging out on the streets as well1 month ago
MongKok could still be bustling at 3:30am. And young protesters are not the only ones enjoying the nightlife. One walked past these elderlies and said, "they're the craziest. Can play chess and not sleep." A lot of random civilians just hanging out on the streets as well
1 month ago
02:47 Riot police fired more teargas along Nathan Road in Mong Kok and peppersprayed surrounding press
Democratic district counsilor candidate Richard Chan 陳振哲 was brutally arrested on Nov 2 during a peaceful election campaign assembly  I can't breathe. he said while being pressed on ground by HKPolice, with white foam at mouth1 month ago
Democratic district counsilor candidate Richard Chan 陳振哲 was brutally arrested on Nov 2 during a peaceful election campaign assembly "I can't breathe." he said while being pressed on ground by HKPolice, with white foam at mouth
Tear gas fired while basically some cars and media left in Mong Kok1 month ago
Tear gas fired while basically some cars and media left in Mong Kok
A SCMP photographer was hit by two pepperballs. One was fortunately blocked by an item in his pocket, another hit him in the knee. While first aiders tend to him, police continue to fire teargas into Sai Yeung Choi Street in MongKok1 month ago
A SCMP photographer was hit by two pepperballs. One was fortunately blocked by an item in his pocket, another hit him in the knee. While first aiders tend to him, police continue to fire teargas into Sai Yeung Choi Street in MongKok
A woman approaching police cordon is sprayed right in the face1 month ago
A woman approaching police cordon is sprayed right in the face
1 month ago
Police have arrested five in a raid on a Wan Chai flat, and found 188 finished and half-completed petrol bombs, among other offensive weapons.
In Mong Kok, where clashes are   mostly centred, a roadblock is set on fire by protesters. Special tactical squad officers known as the raptors then swoop in to disperse the crowd at the junction. hongkongprotests1 month ago
In Mong Kok, where clashes are mostly centred, a roadblock is set on fire by protesters. Special tactical squad officers known as the raptors then swoop in to disperse the crowd at the junction. #hongkongprotests
Police were affected by tear gas in Wan Chai earlier on Saturday. Photo: Benjamin Yuen/United Social Press.1 month ago
Police were affected by tear gas in Wan Chai earlier on Saturday. Photo: Benjamin Yuen/United Social Press.
At 10pm, riot police are on Nathan Road in Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei, as well as on Hennessy Road in Causeway Bay outside Hysan Place. Protesters have largely left the roads.1 month ago
At 10pm, riot police are on Nathan Road in Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei, as well as on Hennessy Road in Causeway Bay outside Hysan Place. Protesters have largely left the roads.
At least four arrests were made near Tak Shing Street as onlookers were ordered to move or risk pepper spray.  Police shone strobe lights at reporters filming the scene as a police helicopter flew overhead.1 month ago
At least four arrests were made near Tak Shing Street as onlookers were ordered to move or risk pepper spray. Police shone strobe lights at reporters filming the scene as a police helicopter flew overhead.
Police chased down protesters on Pedder Street, arresting one young male protester. A reporter standing close by was forced to show her ID. HongKongProtests   Video: SCMP/Albert Han1 month ago
Police chased down protesters on Pedder Street, arresting one young male protester. A reporter standing close by was forced to show her ID. HongKongProtests Video: SCMP/Albert Han
Nathan Road has been temporarily condoned off. Over 100 riot police suddenly chase down protesters after three men were assaulted outside the mosque in the area. HongKongProtests   Video: SCMP/Mimi Lau1 month ago
Nathan Road has been temporarily condoned off. Over 100 riot police suddenly chase down protesters after three men were assaulted outside the mosque in the area. #HongKongProtests Video: SCMP/Mimi Lau
1823 - over a dozen people were led onto a coach by the police, presumably arrested. Two more shipped away on an ambulance. antielab1 month ago
1823 - over a dozen people were led onto a coach by the police, presumably arrested. Two more shipped away on an ambulance. #antielab
Hundreds waving their mobile phone torch light continue to gather in Tsim Sha Tsui's Park Lane as the pro-democracy music event carries on. Most shops have been closed but numbers of civilians and pedestrians are building up slowly. HongKongProtests   Video: SCMP/Mimi Lau1 month ago
Hundreds waving their mobile phone torch light continue to gather in Tsim Sha Tsui's Park Lane as the pro-democracy music event carries on. Most shops have been closed but numbers of civilians and pedestrians are building up slowly. #HongKongProtests Video: SCMP/Mimi Lau
The Xinhua News Agency HQ has been trashed by protesters1 month ago
The Xinhua News Agency HQ has been trashed by protesters
Four protesters are arrested at Hennessy Road after police's surprised apperance1 month ago
Four protesters are arrested at Hennessy Road after police's surprised apperance
Police threw at least three tear gas cans into crowds outside Southorn Playground at close proximity, two were thrown at a small group of people already retreating. antielab1 month ago
Police threw at least three tear gas cans into crowds outside Southorn Playground at close proximity, two were thrown at a small group of people already retreating. #antielab
Tear gas fired towards sky on Johnston Road outside Southorn Playground. It took everyone a while to figure out where the pellets landed1 month ago
Tear gas fired towards sky on Johnston Road outside Southorn Playground. It took everyone a while to figure out where the pellets landed
A continuous volley of tear gas fired on Hennessy Road as protesters start to throw petrol bombs. HongKongProtests Video: SCMP/Zoe Low1 month ago
A continuous volley of tear gas fired on Hennessy Road as protesters start to throw petrol bombs. #HongKongProtests Video: SCMP/Zoe Low
Tear gas vs petrol bomb, all smoky in neighborhood. Protesters now retreating1 month ago
Tear gas vs petrol bomb, all smoky in neighborhood. Protesters now retreating
At around 5pm, police rush out of a side street in Wan Chai to pursue protesters, firing tear gas and pepper spray. Dozens of arrests have been made in Wan Chai this afternoon. HongKong1 month ago
At around 5pm, police rush out of a side street in Wan Chai to pursue protesters, firing tear gas and pepper spray. Dozens of arrests have been made in Wan Chai this afternoon. #HongKong
Groups of protesters have blocked off Connaught Road Central next to the People's Liberation Army barracks and are digging up bricks. hongkongprotests1 month ago
Groups of protesters have blocked off Connaught Road Central next to the People's Liberation Army barracks and are digging up bricks. #hongkongprotests
Black-clad protesters have thrown petrol bombs on Queen's Road East in Wan Chai, and outside a hotel on Leighton Road.1 month ago
Black-clad protesters have thrown petrol bombs on Queen's Road East in Wan Chai, and outside a hotel on Leighton Road.
Tensions escalate again in Tsim Sha Tsui after a young woman is accused of taking photos of the scene suspiciously. Marshals attempt to calm the situation.1 month ago
Tensions escalate again in Tsim Sha Tsui after a young woman is accused of taking photos of the scene suspiciously. Marshals attempt to calm the situation.
Police have detained several young people in black in the Wanchai mtr and a furious crowd is screaming at the officers1 month ago
Police have detained several young people in black in the Wanchai mtr and a furious crowd is screaming at the officers
Earlier: police fire tear gas in Causeway Bay, outside the Hysan Place shopping mall. HongKong1 month ago
Earlier: police fire tear gas in Causeway Bay, outside the Hysan Place shopping mall. #HongKong
Police have trapped dozens of protesters next to Southorn Playground and are in process of arresting them1 month ago
Police have trapped dozens of protesters next to Southorn Playground and are in process of arresting them
The protest in Edinburgh Place at 5pm. Photo: Stand News. hongkong1 month ago
The protest in Edinburgh Place at 5pm. Photo: Stand News. hongkong
1 month ago
Two pro-democracy candidates running in DC election, Osman Cheng and Richard Chan, have been arrested, political source says. They are among the group hosting a election meeting in Victoria Park
Connaught Road Central outside City Hall being blocked off in both directions, as police vans become visible1 month ago
Connaught Road Central outside City Hall being blocked off in both directions, as police vans become visible
Fire at barricade at the Johnston Road in Wan Chai. (5:05 PM)1 month ago
Fire at barricade at the Johnston Road in Wan Chai. (5:05 PM)
1 month ago
Invoking HongKong's strict colonial public order laws, police have banned the Central protests — which they earlier authorised — and given participants until 5:30pm to vacate the premises
A Best Mart 360 store is on fire in Causeway Bay. Radical protesters are running a campaign of arson and vandalism against businesses thought to be mainland-linked.   hongkongprotests1 month ago
A Best Mart 360 store is on fire in Causeway Bay. Radical protesters are running a campaign of arson and vandalism against businesses thought to be mainland-linked. #hongkongprotests
Lots of police vans, including a water cannon truck, arrived outside SOGO to clear protesters, but only to find that all have left. Earlier, some black-clad protesters had vandalised shops they saw as pro-China along Yee Wo Street1 month ago
Lots of police vans, including a water cannon truck, arrived outside SOGO to clear protesters, but only to find that all have left. Earlier, some black-clad protesters had vandalised shops they saw as pro-China along Yee Wo Street
In Tsim Sha Tsui's Park Lane, dozens of riot police move in on a singing protest. They warn those present remove their masks or they will be arrested.  hongkongprotests1 month ago
In Tsim Sha Tsui's Park Lane, dozens of riot police move in on a singing protest. They warn those present remove their masks or they will be arrested. #hongkongprotests
Protesters flee as the water cannon returns back to Lockhart Road and sprays water down Lee Garden Road. HongKongProtests   Video: SCMP/Zoe Low1 month ago
Protesters flee as the water cannon returns back to Lockhart Road and sprays water down Lee Garden Road. #HongKongProtests Video: SCMP/Zoe Low
Over in Kowloon, there are prayers and protest songs as hundreds gather - around half of them in masks - for an authorised rally on Nathan Road.1 month ago
Over in Kowloon, there are prayers and protest songs as hundreds gather - around half of them in masks - for an authorised rally on Nathan Road.
@hkpoliceforce also detained at least one district council poll candidate at Victoria Park. District council candidates are permitted under the law to hold election meetings & don't need approval if the crowd is under 50 per candidate1 month ago
@hkpoliceforce also detained at least one district council poll candidate at Victoria Park. District council candidates are permitted under the law to hold election meetings & don't need approval if the crowd is under 50 per candidate
Protesters built barricades and lay bricks over the road in Causeway Road. Yet to confront riot police directly at this point1 month ago
Protesters built barricades and lay bricks over the road in Causeway Road. Yet to confront riot police directly at this point
1 month ago
A blue flag is raised then rounds of tear gas fired towards a crowd in Fenwick Street, which is close to police headquarters. #hongkongprotests
1 month ago
A couple of black-clad protesters take a hammer to the Central MTR exit opposite Chater Garden
Police spray water cannons to disperse the crowd on Johnston Road, Wan Chai. It does not contain blue dye.   Video: SCMP/Liliang Cheng1 month ago
Police spray water cannons to disperse the crowd on Johnston Road, Wan Chai. It does not contain blue dye. Video: SCMP/Liliang Cheng
Meanwhile, a number of large banners are laid down in Central's Edinburgh Place for the authorised rally beginning 5pm.  Photo: Stand News.1 month ago
Meanwhile, a number of large banners are laid down in Central's Edinburgh Place for the authorised rally beginning 5pm. Photo: Stand News.
Police are firing tear gas into Victoria Park to disperse an election rally held by pro-democracy District Council candidates. The rally doesn't require any police arrest. At least one candidate has been arrested, according to other journalists. antiELAB HongKongProtests1 month ago
Police are firing tear gas into Victoria Park to disperse an election rally held by pro-democracy District Council candidates. The rally doesn't require any police arrest. At least one candidate has been arrested, according to other journalists. #antiELAB HongKongProtests
Riot police and tactical unit officers have emerged from Tsim Sha Tsui police station and walked north on Nathan Road, despite police having authorised a protest on Park Lane.  hongkong1 month ago
Riot police and tactical unit officers have emerged from Tsim Sha Tsui police station and walked north on Nathan Road, despite police having authorised a protest on Park Lane. #hongkong
Police water cannon and armoured vehicle arrived in causewaybay. Warning issued over the use of irritant tho the street is largely empty1 month ago
Police water cannon and armoured vehicle arrived in causewaybay. Warning issued over the use of irritant tho the street is largely empty
Riot police fired tear gas into Victoria Park to drive protesters away from the main road1 month ago
Riot police fired tear gas into Victoria Park to drive protesters away from the main road
Some roadblocks are being set up by protesters at the entrances to Victoria Park.  Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.1 month ago
Some roadblocks are being set up by protesters at the entrances to Victoria Park. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.
Teargas has just been fired in Causeway Bay. It is very early on in the day and there is still a large group of protesters gathering in Victoria Park. HongKongProtests1 month ago
Teargas has just been fired in Causeway Bay. It is very early on in the day and there is still a large group of protesters gathering in Victoria Park. #HongKongProtests
Tear gas is fired on the interjunction between Canal Road and Hennessy Road. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.1 month ago
Tear gas is fired on the interjunction between Canal Road and Hennessy Road. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.
Another group is gathering under the Gooseneck Bridge. Black flag at Great George St1 month ago
Another group is gathering under the Gooseneck Bridge. Black flag at Great George St
Riot police approaching Victoria Park, raising blue and yellow flags, while tear gas fired two blocks away on Hennessy Road1 month ago
Riot police approaching Victoria Park, raising blue and yellow flags, while tear gas fired two blocks away on Hennessy Road
Protestors fully occupy Hennessy Road at this point1 month ago
Protestors fully occupy Hennessy Road at this point
Hundreds have   packed the Victoria Park lawn to join election meetings by pro-democracy District Council hopefuls. Chanting slogans, the plan is to gather here first, before making their way to two legal rallies in Central that start at 5pm. HongKongProtests1 month ago
Hundreds have packed the Victoria Park lawn to join election meetings by pro-democracy District Council hopefuls. Chanting slogans, the plan is to gather here first, before making their way to two legal rallies in Central that start at 5pm. #HongKongProtests
Police stand guard inside the Tin Hau MTR subway station as nearby, protesters have gathered in Victoria Park1 month ago
Police stand guard inside the Tin Hau MTR subway station as nearby, protesters have gathered in Victoria Park
Police put on gas masks. Many shoppers also here at 3:27pm1 month ago
Police put on gas masks. Many shoppers also here at 3:27pm
A vehicle owner has also been arrested in Causeway Bay, reportedly after playing Glory to Hong Kong and shouting black police.  Photo: Telegram.1 month ago
A vehicle owner has also been arrested in Causeway Bay, reportedly after playing Glory to Hong Kong and shouting "black police". Photo: Telegram.
A planned unapproved march assembles outside Sogo Causeway Bay1 month ago
A planned unapproved march assembles outside Sogo Causeway Bay
Crowds flooding into Victoria Park to join election meetings by pro-democracy district council hopefuls, while riot police outside Great George St remain on standby and warn ppl they're at an illegal assembly. HongKongProtests1 month ago
Crowds flooding into Victoria Park to join election meetings by pro-democracy district council hopefuls, while riot police outside Great George St remain on standby and warn ppl they're at an illegal assembly. #HongKongProtests
About 20min ago, police blocked Great George St & raised the blue flag, but   tens of thousands are streaming down the road into Victoria Park where already tens of thousands are gathered. Police still heavy presence but for   backing off1 month ago
About 20min ago, police blocked Great George St & raised the blue flag, but tens of thousands are streaming down the road into Victoria Park where already tens of thousands are gathered. Police still heavy presence but for backing off
Riot police pronounced the mask ban and the police commissioner's objection on the rally in Victoria Park while people kept flowing into the park, many with mask on1 month ago
Riot police pronounced the mask ban and the police commissioner's objection on the rally in Victoria Park while people kept flowing into the park, many with mask on
Crowds have nevertheless gathered around Victoria Park at 3pm.  Photo: @SiuSinGallery / HKFP.1 month ago
Crowds have nevertheless gathered around Victoria Park at 3pm. Photo: @SiuSinGallery / HKFP.
Riot police raise the blue flag in Causeway Bay warning o an unauthorised rally. One man is arrested for unknown reasons.  Photo: @SiuSinGallery / HKFP.1 month ago
Riot police raise the blue flag in Causeway Bay warning o an unauthorised rally. One man is arrested for unknown reasons. Photo: @SiuSinGallery / HKFP.
Promo video for tomorrow's rally being shared via AirDrop on the MTR1 month ago
Promo video for tomorrow's rally being shared via AirDrop on the MTR
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