PolyU says that — after the police removed hazardous materials and searched for evidence on Thursday — the cordon around the campus may be able to be lifted on Friday.

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8 December 2019
Scores of riot police are marching around central—an unreal deployment for the aftermath of what was a fully legal assembly. They've been charging at streets and footbridges from which people have been yelling at them. Earlier the water canon vehicle was even spotted by IFC
How riot police left Chater Road and Ice House Street - swamped by angry rally goers shouting their anguish and hatred against the force. Photographers there when it happened showed me pics of one man arrested and taken onto a police van on Chater Rd
Commotion on Chater Rd after Edinburgh Placd rally. Heard it was becuz one was arrested but didn't see any arrestee when I arrived. Riot police did not make any dispersal attempt and were obviously outnumbered by rally goers
Organiser estimated 100,000 have attended the HKHRDA rally in Central
Police said they found in POLYU:  3801 petrol bombs, including 100 tied with PLG cartridges; 912 PLG cartridges; 558 bottles of corrosive chemicals; 12 bows; 200 arrows; 1 air gun; 12 catapults; 4 boxes of nails used to spike tyres on roads; 44 cars in car park were damaged1 week ago
Police said they found in POLYU: 3801 petrol bombs, including 100 tied with PLG cartridges; 912 PLG cartridges; 558 bottles of corrosive chemicals; 12 bows; 200 arrows; 1 air gun; 12 catapults; 4 boxes of nails used to spike tyres on roads; 44 cars in car park were damaged
"US, Japan, world, please punish the riot police." A protester led other chanting
Over a thousand people gathered for a Thanksgiving Day rally in Hong Kong after Trump signed a bill supporting #HongKongProtests. A student alliance says it is proposing a sanction list to be sent to the U.S
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PolyU says that — after the police removed hazardous materials and searched for evidence on Thursday — the cordon around the campus may be able to be lifted on Friday.
"I feel touched and excited - we thank [the] USA for this," a protester named Jo told HKFP at Edinburgh Place's HongKong Human Rights and Democracy Act rally. "There will still be protests," he added. Photo: HKFP
Rally in Edinburgh Place, Central tonight to thank US passing HKHRDA and ProtectHongKongAct . Hotel California in the air and American flag in some hands in warm up period
China's National Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said PLA HK garrison is always ready to follow orders from CCP leadership and Central Military Committee. Asked if the troop will do anything to subdue chaos, Ren said Xi has made a speech
PolyU: Bows and arrows and a giant catapult were among the things police have seized1 week ago
PolyU: Bows and arrows and a giant catapult were among the things police have seized
China on Thursday summoned the US ambassador and threatened retaliation after US President Donald Trump signed legislation supporting Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters
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Hong Kong police on Thursday entered a ransacked university campus where authorities faced off for days with barricaded pro-democracy protesters, looking for petrol bombs and other dangerous materials left over from the occupation
China's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said "what's due to come will eventually come" (该来的早晚会来) when asked by Reuters what countermeasures Beijing will roll out and when it's doing it in response to Trump signing #HKHRDA and #ProtectHongKongAct
A "Rocky" picture that US president tweeted out appeared as a poster at Central HongKong during the midday protests, with many people thanking US for the bills
Tai Po Lennon wall is gradually being filled out again. There's a large map with yellow (pro-HK democracy movement) establishments to support.1 week ago
Tai Po Lennon wall is gradually being filled out again. There's a large map with "yellow" (pro-HK democracy movement) establishments to support.
Pro-Beijing lawmakers strongly oppose US President Donald Trump of signing the HK Human Rights and Democracy Act into law, which would in turn hurt US business interests in HK
Thursday lunchtime. Much lower protest turnout this lunchtime, but large police contingent watching people cross the road
In a major rebuke of China, Trump has signed a bill reaffirming U.S. support for Hong Kong's autonomy after months of pro-democracy protests
A protester says at @HongKongPolyU that the university safety team has been threatening protesters to leave the campus, causing panic among protesters inside. Police said this afternoon that they will enter the campus tomorrow morning for a search.1 week ago
A protester says at @HongKongPolyU that the university "safety team" has been threatening protesters to leave the campus, causing panic among protesters inside. Police said this afternoon that they will enter the campus tomorrow morning for a search.
On Wednesday evening, local residents held a singing protest at Shatin's New Town Plaza to support people trapped inside the besieged PolyU - although the university administration's latest search found no remaining people inside the campus.  Photo: Stand News screenshot1 week ago
On Wednesday evening, local residents held a "singing protest" at Shatin's New Town Plaza to support people trapped inside the besieged PolyU - although the university administration's latest search found no remaining people inside the campus. Photo: Stand News screenshot
People are also gathering at Tai Koo to sing GloryToHongKong. On the right, a protester at New Town Plaza, Sha Tin holds a banner resembling the kind police warn protesters with but this reads: 'HONGKONGERS CHEER UP & CARRY ON.'1 week ago
People are also gathering at Tai Koo to sing #GloryToHongKong. On the right, a protester at New Town Plaza, Sha Tin holds a banner resembling the kind police warn protesters with but this reads: 'HONGKONGERS CHEER UP & CARRY ON.'
Protest sing-alongs in Tseung Kwan O & Tin Shui Wai, two of several locations where such gatherings are taking place in HK this evening. GloryToHongKong is of course the song most widely sung, HK's new national anthem1 week ago
Protest sing-alongs in Tseung Kwan O & Tin Shui Wai, two of several locations where such gatherings are taking place in HK this evening. GloryToHongKong is of course the song most widely sung, HK's new national anthem
Livefeed: People are gathering at malls across HK this evening for protest sing-alongs. Here, at Tsuen Wan Plaza1 week ago
Livefeed: People are gathering at malls across HK this evening for protest sing-alongs. Here, at Tsuen Wan Plaza
Livefeed: People are gathering at malls across HK this evening for protest sing-alongs. Here, at Tsuen Wan Plaza
Yau Tsim District Commander Ho Yun-sing says some crime officers and the police "safety team" will enter the university tomorrow morning to handle dangerous items and gather evidence inside the campus
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Hong Kong Police to enter Polytechnic University PolyU tomorrow morning, mostly to clear dangerous goods/weapons inside
05-13: Hunghom Tunnel reopens today. According the government, over 800 workers spent 100 hours on repairs.
Department of State:[email protected] congratulates HongKong on free, fair and peaceful elections, and underscores U.S. support for democracy in Hong Kong
Hong Kong protests: man who spat at police officer during unlawful rally gets 10 months in jail, marking heaviest sentence since unrest broke out
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