Map. History of Hong Kong conflict

21 October 2019
Rally in London in support of Hong Kong: Chants of Hong Kongers Fight Back erupt2 week ago
Rally in London in support of Hong Kong: Chants of "Hong Kongers Fight Back" erupt
Police PR official Yolanda Yu said the gunshot in Yuen Long on Friday night was "lawful and reasonable" because he was attacked by "a large number of rioters"
Police PR official Yolanda Yu said 14 districts across Hong Kong (the city has 18 districts in total) had protests since Friday evening
Police began the early morning press conference after whole day protests, likening rioters to "robbers" for setting up fire at Chinese state owned bank. #hongkongprotests
02:35, citizens are seen outside various bank ATMs to withdraw cash after the activation of emergency law2 week ago
02:35, citizens are seen outside various bank ATMs to withdraw cash after the activation of emergency law
The fire marks the onset of the mask ban, which has been enacted since midnight today. Bonfires had been set up in Wong Tai Sin, one of the most common battlefields in the AntiELAB movement. Though the fire is gone, the city is furthered clouded with haze. AntiMaskLaw2 week ago
The fire marks the onset of the mask ban, which has been enacted since midnight today. Bonfires had been set up in Wong Tai Sin, one of the most common battlefields in the AntiELAB movement. Though the fire is gone, the city is furthered clouded with haze. #AntiMaskLaw
Police statement on the shooting in Yuen Long district2 week ago
Police statement on the shooting in Yuen Long district
Riot police with shields and rifles are standing by in the hospital where a 14-year-old boy in serious condition is having operation.2 week ago
Riot police with shields and rifles are standing by in the hospital where a 14-year-old boy in serious condition is having operation.
2 week ago
Tuen Mun Hospital confirmed the 14-year-old boy who got shot earlier in Yuen Long is undergoing surgery, currently in serious condition.
Officers in Sha Tin fired several rounds of tear gas after warning protesters outside. But the stand-off continues  hongkongprotests  Photo: Edmond So, Sam Tsang2 week ago
Officers in Sha Tin fired several rounds of tear gas after warning protesters outside. But the stand-off continues #hongkongprotests Photo: Edmond So, Sam Tsang
2 week ago
Police accuse protesters in Sha Tin of assaulting officers with laser beams. More rounds of tear gas are fired #hongkongprotests
Outside the Shanghai Commercial Bank at the junction of Nathan Road and Argyle Street, demonstrators are breaking CCTV2 week ago
Outside the Shanghai Commercial Bank at the junction of Nathan Road and Argyle Street, demonstrators are breaking CCTV
Youngster climb on this truck, found the instruction manual online, somehow able to start the machine, and now at Sai Wan Ho police station
Big amount of police gathering at Exchange Square
Hong Kong court denied application of an interim injunction, paving way for anti-mask ban to take effect since Sat local time (which is less than 30min later)
This vid circulated on Telegram showed a white clad man wielding a long knife being besieged and clashing with a group of people - mostly black clad protesters - in Sham Shui Po. The man's head seems bleeding2 week ago
This vid circulated on Telegram showed a white clad man wielding a long knife being besieged and clashing with a group of people - mostly black clad protesters - in Sham Shui Po. The man's head seems bleeding
There's a pretty serious fire raging outside the MTR exit in Whampoa and hundreds of residents and exchange students are just watching it unfold from the footbridges
The Tin Fu Light Rail stop in Tin Shui Wai has been set on fire. There is also a big fire burning on Yuen Wo Road in Sha Tin  HongKongProtests2 week ago
The Tin Fu Light Rail stop in Tin Shui Wai has been set on fire. There is also a big fire burning on Yuen Wo Road in Sha Tin #HongKongProtests
HongKong's Transport Dept. has appealed to citizens not to leave their homes
Still a police line on Des Voeux Rd
Hennessy Rd is calm. Riot police on guard on the footbridge outside their headquarters. Exhausted reporters sitting on pedestrian sidewalks and road dividers. Small number of onlookers and passengers linger around. No protester in general
After tear gas was fired in Aberdeen for the first time earlier Friday evening, reports are emerging online of clashes between protesters and armed pro-Beijing supporters at the Aberdeen Fish Market2 week ago
After tear gas was fired in Aberdeen for the first time earlier Friday evening, reports are emerging online of clashes between protesters and armed pro-Beijing supporters at the Aberdeen Fish Market
A China Travel Services branch in Sha Tin has been set on fire  hongkongprotests2 week ago
A China Travel Services branch in Sha Tin has been set on fire #hongkongprotests
They are shutting the airport express at the Hong Kong airport. People are rushing to get in before it's too late2 week ago
They are shutting the airport express at the Hong Kong airport. People are rushing to get in before it's too late
Protesters vandalised and set fire to branches of various Chinese state-owned banks as they marched down Nathan Road.2 week ago
Protesters vandalised and set fire to branches of various Chinese state-owned banks as they marched down Nathan Road.
Walking west past Bank of China Tower. Dozens of cop vans and unmarked cars driving by. Dozens. This was just the middle section
2 week ago
MTR says it suspending train services on all of its lines in light of the damages and fires at its stations
Waterfall in MTR Wong Tai Sin Station2 week ago
Waterfall in MTR Wong Tai Sin Station
Xiaomi's flagship store in Mongkok, Hong Kong has been damaged by protestors. Screenshots from @appledaily_hk live stream.2 week ago
Xiaomi's flagship store in Mongkok, Hong Kong has been damaged by protestors. Screenshots from @appledaily_hk live stream.
Fire hydrant open at Wong Tai Sin2 week ago
Fire hydrant open at Wong Tai Sin
Water shower and tear gas in Wong Tai Sin antiELAB2 week ago
Water shower and tear gas in Wong Tai Sin #antiELAB
Fleeing riot police on Hennessy Road, protesters vandalized a Starbucks and made a flaming barricade on their way
Fire burning on top of a train in Kowloon Tong2 week ago
Fire burning on top of a train in Kowloon Tong
Causeway Bay: And riot police charged after protesters
Police making a much more rapid advance than usual
Tear gas fired on Hennessy Road
Video of suspected undercover cop being thrown with molotov.2 week ago
Video of suspected undercover cop being thrown with molotov.
An armed HK policeman who is off duty was holding his gun & got thrown with Molotov. Allegedly shot a student in Yuen Long.2 week ago
An armed HK policeman who is off duty was holding his gun & got thrown with Molotov. Allegedly shot a student in Yuen Long.
Tear gas just got fired, protesters retreating
Another live round allegedly fired and hit one person in the leg in Yuen Long2 week ago
Another live round allegedly fired and hit one person in the leg in Yuen Long
Riot police sweeping into Causeway Bay
A student got shot by live round at Yuen Long2 week ago
A student got shot by live round at Yuen Long
Riot police heading towards Causeway Bay from Tin Hau. Video: Matt Ho
The police has finally shown up, down the eastern end by Victoria Park. Everyone is withdrawing
The Sha Tin protesters have arrived at Shek Mun station. Meanwhile, an exit at Mong Kok MTR station on Argyle Street has been set on fire too  hongkongprotests2 week ago
The Sha Tin protesters have arrived at Shek Mun station. Meanwhile, an exit at Mong Kok MTR station on Argyle Street has been set on fire too #hongkongprotests
Scene inside the China Mobile store in CWB - store trashed and glass broken
Shek Mun Station flooded2 week ago
Shek Mun Station flooded
Chinese flag placed over a fire; Water sprinklers in full force at another CausewayBay Metro exit #antiELAB
Rioting in Yuen Long2 week ago
Rioting in Yuen Long
Thick black smoke at Causeway Bay
Marching in Kowloon City antiELAB2 week ago
Marching in Kowloon City #antiELAB
Fire at an exit of Causeway Bay station facing Hennessy Rd
Huge fire in Causeway Bay. No police so far
Rally in Causeway Bay
Lady Liberty arrives in Causeway Bay
Protesters deactivated traffic signals in the Nathan Road-Argyle Street junction in Mong Kok. Meanwhile, Wong Tai Sin MTR station has also closed at 9pm.2 week ago
Protesters deactivated traffic signals in the Nathan Road-Argyle Street junction in Mong Kok. Meanwhile, Wong Tai Sin MTR station has also closed at 9pm.
All lanes of Hennessy filled with marchers
Although the black tear gas flag has been hoisted at the Tsim Sha Tsui Police Station, no police officer can be seen holding the flag. #AntiMaskLaw
Hennessy Rd has just been barricaded at Sogo. The Central protesters have met up with others in Causeway Bay & all are marching westward down Hennessy. A very joyous, powerful & electric atmosphere at the moment
Protesters have destroyed surveillance cameras while spraying a water hose into Tai Koo MTR station, triggering its closure. Two other MTR stations have also been closed - Tseung Kwan O and Ngau Tau Kok #hongkongprotests
Tonight's statement from Beijing marks the first major change since the protests happened in HK, suggesting China is ready to take actions while previously it was taking a "wait and see" attitude. "The current chaotic situation in Hong Kong cannot continue indefinitely."
Shatin - Protesters have set up road blocks on main roads near New Town Plaza. They have also broken the gates to a China Travel Service branch. Come out. Resist. they chanted. antielab2 week ago
Shatin - Protesters have set up road blocks on main roads near New Town Plaza. They have also broken the gates to a China Travel Service branch. "Come out. Resist." they chanted. #antielab
In Causeway Bay, protesters are building barricades near to the the entrance of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, which connects Hong Kong Island with Kowloon by road
Protesters block a key road connecting Hung Hom to Whampoa Garden and Whampoa MTR station Video: SCMP/Minnie Chan
Demonstrators set up roadblocks at Yokohama Street and Yuen Wo Road in Sha Tin2 week ago
Demonstrators set up roadblocks at Yokohama Street and Yuen Wo Road in Sha Tin
Protesters carrying plastic railings towards Causeway Bay. #AntiMaskLaw
Roadblocks in Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay on Friday night.
Protesters have occupied and are setting up roadblocks between Nathan Road and Argyle Street on Friday night. Protests have also broken out in Kwun Tong, Wong Tai Sin, Shatin, Tsuen Wan and Tsim Sha Tsui2 week ago
Protesters have occupied and are setting up roadblocks between Nathan Road and Argyle Street on Friday night. Protests have also broken out in Kwun Tong, Wong Tai Sin, Shatin, Tsuen Wan and Tsim Sha Tsui
Protesters blocking the cross harbor tunnel
2 week ago
Protesters damaged facilities at Shatin MTR station and the station is closed.
As protesters occupy Harcourt Road yet again, they are barricading the concealed doors at the CGO that police used last Sunday to launch a surprise charge and make a large number of arrests
Dozens of protesters are surrounding a man on Connaught Road Central who, according to witnesses, has photographed demonstrators' faces. The demonstrators demand that he delete his photos
Harcourt Road CBD now. Hongkongers protest against face mask ban
Rally in Tsing Yi2 week ago
Rally in Tsing Yi
Water Cannon No 2 inside Govt complex
NOW on Harcourt Rd, Admiralty. "Disband the police force, delay no more." is a slogan frequently shouted when police are in sight
A small squad of riot police on Tim Wa Rd outside government HQs are subject to loud jeering from protesters on the Harcourt Rd Flyover, including the "Chandelier" parody "Ahhhh Corrupted Police"
Anti-mask van protestors have arrived in Admiralty. Many appear to have come straight from the office
Marching on the Central Government Offices at Tamar
"We believe that the new law will create a deterrent effect against masked violent protesters and rioters, and will assist the Police in its law enforcement." - Chief Exec. Carrie Lam's full statement, as she introduces an emergency protest mask ban
"Police warn the protestors to leave and stop their illegal acts immediately," a statement said on Friday night
18:57 crowd from Sheung Wan side moving eastward
Protesting crowd has been moving slowly on Connaught Rd Central back to Admiralty in order to wait for the frontliners to finish the roadblock. Hear the applause for the frontliners
There've been sightings of PLA vehicles soon after the HK govt invoked emergency law. It may be totally innocuous but you'd think at such a sensitive time they'd be confined to barracks. L-Aberdeen Tunnel to Wan Chai R-eastward to Causeway Bay
Protests in Central now. Cred: EW for HT
18:21 Large number of Police vehicles heading to Central
Marchers pushed forward after a few youngsters stopped those returning to Admiralty, shouting "What can you resist If you are already afraid now?" Now they are blocking a tunnel on Connaught Rd Central with long bamboo sticks left on roadside.
MTR Corp says it will arrange train services according to the situation, including closing station exits, skipping stations or closing them. "Based on safety considerations, the above arrangement may be implemented any time without prior notice"
NOW on Connaught Rd Central people are marching towards Sheung Wan, upholding an open palm for "Five Demands". A woman shouted 寧為玉碎,不為瓦全 meaning "would rather be ashes than dust". Some shouted to onlookers "Come join the march"
A banner in Central to celebrate China's National Day was burned.
Central, 6:10pm. almost everyone's wearing a face mask and some are holding boxes of them to give out to passers by
Central protesters moving toward Sheung Wan
NOW in Central, two human chains are formed on Pedder St to pass supplies for protests. People are chanting new slogan "Hongkongers, Resist." 香港人,反抗!(Heung Gong Yan, Fan Kong.)
Protesters have set fire to two barricades on Connaught Road in front of Exchange Square. One fire had what looked a banner celebrating the 70th anniversary of the PRC in it. This is dead centre in the business district of Hong Kong.
Protesters have started a fire by burning barricades set up on Connaught Road, a major thoroughfare on Hong Kong Island
2 week ago
British Foreign Secretary: Political dialogue is the only solution to the situation in Hong Kong
People are pulling down the big red 70th anniversary of People's Republic of China banner while a cheering crowd chants "if we burn, you burn with us"
Downtown Central is filled with angry people, fueled by the gov's decision to invoke the emergency ordinance and impose a face mask ban in Hong Kong, starting from midnight. The chant today has went from "Add oil, HongKongers", to "Rebel HongKongers". Sth never heard of before
“Fight back, Hongkongers,” #antiELAB protesters chant as they are marching. One young man wearing a black mask chants in English in a tearful tune, “Why are you just saying we are violent? How can you be so indifferent about our freedoms? How dare you?” #AntiMaskLaw
Building barricades in front of Exchange Square
Numbers have swelled on Des Voeux Road Central after 4pm, with more office workers joining a spontaneous expression of anger against the anti-mask law. About 500 people are gathered now, and traffic on the road has stopped since 1pm
The protest in Central also continues, the Des Voeux Rd-Pedder St intersection still blocked. Calls have gone out for protests in all 18 districts of HK tonight starting at 8pm
HKers are clearly very angry, lots of people gathering in the city centre during work hours chanting "Hongkongers revolt."
Carrie Lam says the Anti Mask Law can be scrapped when it is no longer necessary, by way of her order
Carrie Lam just declared that Hong Kong is in "serious and extensive public danger" but not in a state of emergency
#HongKong leader CarrieLam didn't shut the door for further use of the emergency laws down the line, saying the Govt is responsive to situations. "If the violence escalates, we will have to look at things we need to do to counter #HongKongProtests"
Former student leader Lester Shum says he will submit a judicial review against the government's anti-mask law at 5pm on Friday #antimasklaw #antielab
Anti-government protesters and workers in Central have responded to Carrie Lam's announcement of the anti-mask law by chanting "Hongkongers, resist". Hundreds are rallying at the intersection of Des Voeux Road Central and Pedder Street
Hong Kong 'not in a state of emergency', says city leader Carrie Lam as she introduces anti-mask law
Secretary for Security John Lee: convicted violation of MaskBan can result in maximum penalty of one year in prison and HKD25,000 fine
#HKprotesters have occupied streets in the heart of Central for #AntiMaskLaw protests.
The new #HongKong law will see violators facing up to one year in jail. Those failing to obey police request to remove face mask for identification face six months. Not known if these run concurrently
#CarrieLam said more than 1,100 people, including 300 police officers, were wounded in over 400 public demonstrations in the past 4 months. "Mobsters launched organised and premeditated attacks and damages, and put Hong Kong into chaos and terror," she said
Education Bureau sending letters to schools notifying "Anti-mask Act" will enact on Oct 5th 0000, banning ANYONE to disguise their identity in public assembly, march or illegal assemblies. It's targeting students as Carrie Lam suggested
The new HongKong law will give police officers power to ask for the removal of face mask if the officer reasonably believes it is worn to prevent identification
Lam: Recaps the increasing levels of violence in past four months of protests and its effects on society. "Citizens ask, can HK return to normal operations Is HK a place to live safely?"
Violating the #antimask law would lead to a level 3 fine and jail sentence of up to six months. It will be against the law to cover one's face in public assemblies, legal or not.
Full text of the #antimask law #antielab
Backdrop of the #carrielam presser expected to be about #antimask law
Due to security considerations, government departments are allowing staff to leave the central government offices in Admiralty after 3.30pm today. Some civil servants were told that they can go to after lunch
2pm and the anti mask-law protest is still big but thinning. This is Pedder and De Voeux intersection. Big portion of this march is office workers, based on attire. #hongkongprotests
Many wearing masks to show that they are not afraid of the anti-mask law. #antimasklaw
#hongkonger, resists. At Pedder St / Des Voeux Rd Central #antiELAB
#CarrieLam to meet media at 3pm along with top officials from all major departments amid media reports of HongKong govt mulling an anti-face mask law
Some participants of the march in Central have been giving out face masks to others. One social worker told me that she thinks it's her right to wear a mask - opposing to proposals that calls for the ban of people wearing masks
13:20 Impromptu Wanchai protest on the move. Protesters agree to march towards Southern Playground, and then to Pacific Place 3. A young protester suggested blocking Revenue Tower but others didn't agree
Hundreds of people, with many in suits and face masks, took to the streets in Central during office lunch hours. Many chanted slogans often heard in HKprotests - ahead of reports that hk government may impose an anti-mask law soon
Outside the Airport Express Station, some protesters began to enter IFC but the majority urged them to come out and keeping marching through the streets2 week ago
Outside the Airport Express Station, some protesters began to enter IFC but the majority urged them to come out and keeping marching through the streets
MTR says all stations are open
A female in kimono was standing Tai Koo tonight. Police pepper sprayed her, pushed her on the ground; she was unconscious while the police left her and walked past her.
TaiKoo MTR closed
23:20 in Taikoo: Tear gas fired into the residential blocks (Block P) of Kornhill
"Mafia. Murders." antiELAB protesters and local residents yell. Their voice resonates at the foothill at Tai Koo, one of the densest residential areas in Hong Kong. One black-clad young man points his thumb at his right chest and chants, "Shoot me here."
Uganda's foreign affairs ministry issues a statement on Hong Kong demonstrations calling them radicalized and violent.
Hong Kong police fire tear gas outside Tai Koo MTR station to disperse protesters. Video: SCMP/Robert Ng
HK Apple Daily live video of this evening demonstrations in 8 districts
HK Apple Daily live video of this evening demonstrations in 8 districts
Kangshan Road in Taikoo has been blocked by demonstrators, riot police reinforcements have arrived and black flag warnings raised
First tear gas in Tai Koo since 6.9 fired.
KwunTong A not so 'flash mob' rally is   at the apm shopping mall. As expected protesters paralyse the reservation machines of Maxim's Group restaurants. They also make a large scale graffiti with slogans on the ground of the atrium2 week ago
#KwunTong A not so 'flash mob' rally is at the apm shopping mall. As expected protesters paralyse the reservation machines of Maxim's Group restaurants. They also make a large scale graffiti with slogans on the ground of the atrium
Tuen Mun district, north of HongKong, is one of eight districts taking part of a sit-in tonight.2 week ago
Tuen Mun district, north of HongKong, is one of eight districts taking part of a sit-in tonight.
Riot police were surrounded by protesters after the retreated onto their van. Lots of people venting particular frustration after events on October 1st, when an 18yo was shot in chest by police. He was charged with rioting today #hongkongprotests
Protesters forcing riot police to retreat in Tai Koo #hongkongprotests
On reports that riot police have arrested someone here, residents of Taikoo turn out in droves to heckle police and demand release of the detained. (21:08, October 3)
Angry crowd of protesters pushing back riot police in Tai Koo right now
Riot policemen in retreat in Tai Koo. Residents march on them hurling insults "Triad gangs. Triad gangs."
2 week ago
Taiwan likely to ban mainland Chinese visitors for targeting supporters of Hong Kong protests or vandalising Lennon Walls
NOW TV reports that in addition to implementing an anti-mask law, the Emergency Regulations Ordinance may be used to extend detention periods beyond the 48 hours currently allowed If true, the impact would be far greater than that caused by banning masks
Hong Kong Journalists Association to file judicial review over police's "excessive use of force against reporters & intentionally preventing them from performing their reporting duties"
There are still hundreds of citizens outside Sha Tin Magistrates' Courts to support the middle school student who was shot.2 week ago
There are still hundreds of citizens outside Sha Tin Magistrates' Courts to support the middle school student who was shot.
The Hong Kong Executive Council will announce an anti-mask law by invoking the emergency laws after a special meeting on Friday, local broadcaster TVB reports.
An 18-year-old protester in Hong Kong who was shot at close range in the chest by a police officer during Tuesday's demonstrations has been charged with rioting and assaulting an officer
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