18 April 2021
#929GlobalAntiTotalitarianism in Vancouver for #HongKong
A secret door has been found hidden at the periphery of the govt HQ. In the scene, an elite squad of police, common named "raptors", burst from the building to subdue antiELAB protesters. Chaos erupts as some are pushed over and mauled while some tear-gassed
2308: citizen says undercover police set fire in Wan Chai, witnessed uniformed police working with undercover for half an hour.
Scenes of police pepper spraying journalists occurred at least three separate times. This photo from @StandNewsHK
Undercover police pointing guns at protestors.
Police return with tear gas in Causeway Bay 20:48 #HongKongProtests
Riot police back on Hennessy and fired tear gas right away
The water cannon outside Lockhart Rd market #antiELAB
Hong Kong police appear to have just deliberately pepper sprayed journalists
Some of the munitions fired earlier on Leighton Road/Lee Garden. The usual gathering for a press photo
Hundreds of protesters have gathered on Hennessy Road under the Canal Road flyover, chanting songs that mock police. A riot squad and several police vehicles are positioned about 100 metres away on Hennessy Road #hongkongprotests
Moment of respite for some riot police in Causeway Bay. There's also about 20 police vans here and water cannon parked outside SOGO
Arrests being made outside the Cricket Club
Protesters surrounding a taxi driver in CWB, spray painted car with tiananmen sq date, after a member of local press said the car hit him twice trying to injure him
Police have fired tear gas on Leighton Road #hongkongprotests
Police have fired water cannon with blue dye on Hennessy Road - this is the mark as protesters retreated back to Causeway Bay
Blue water cannon used in Causeway Bay #HongKongProtests
Another fire on Hennessy Rd. Across the road stands a gasoline station
The MTR has closed Causeway Bay and Tin Hau. Photo: MTR Service #antiELAB
A large amount of undercover police disguise as Hong Kong protestors.
Riot police back to charging down Hennessy road, firing tear gas, explosion from a fire nearby
Clearance underway all the way back by Soto where tons of riot police just showed up
Riot police have moved in on Hennessy Road
Police shooting teargas on Hennessy Rd in Wan Chai.
Fire started on Fleming St, Wan Chai, as riot police pushed down from a flyover while firing tear gas
Protesters have taken over Hennessy Road for over a kilometre between Wanchai and Causeway Bay / lots of barricades
Source said a Protester was shot in his eye by a TearGas canister in Admiralty, unconscious but HKPolice REFUSED medical attention for him.
Molotov cocktails ready for use in Wan Chai
Two protesters atop a tram stop burn a Communist Party flag in Causeway Bay, while others cheer and applaud Video: SCMP/Yujing Liu
Eyewitness account of a large number of police vehicles in Fortress Hill as clashes are happening in Wanchai, a few stations away. #hongkongprotests
A video clip from a first-aider shows the events leading to the Indonesian journalist being injured. A retreating officer fires a rubber bullet round with his Federal Riot Gun on an overpass above Gloucester Road. The journalist then suffers injuries to her forehead and right eye
"Go, Go, Go." Raptor and riot police charge toward Pacific Place in Hong Kong this afternoon appeared to be lead by Rupert Dover
A woman outside of Admiralty is suffering from asthma. (5:35 PM)
Protestors dismantle a metal sidewalk fence in central Hongkong #hongkongprotests ⁦
Big fire at Wan Chai MTR station put out by firefighters
#hkpolice fired one shot of live bullet in Wanchai
You can see in this video police aggressively pushing a protester's head into the cement and police trying to block me with their shields
Protestors set fire to barricades on Hennessy Road in Hong Kong's Wan Chai district #HongKongProtests #香港
The Wan Chai MTR station entrance is engulfed in flames #HongKongProtests #香港
The watercannon just arrived at Admiralty.
Despite mass arrests people are still on the streets numbering in the low thousands and also burning stuff
17:35 HKT TST Heavy police presence at Tsim Sha Tsui Pier
Heavy Hong Kong Police station outside the PacificPlace, nearby LegCo in Admiralty. Police are telling reporters to leave for safety reasons
Thick black smoke from another bonfire barricade in Wan Chai
Another protester down. The police on the left was trying to block this reporter from recording.
A protester throws a Molotov cocktail in the direction of riot police near Queensway Plaza. #hongkongprotests
From a few mins ago: police firing tear gas while moving down Queensway rd
The new frontline is in Wan Chai, a couple of hundred metres from the police headquarters
Police fired more tear gas at protesters near Queensway Plaza. Some protesters threw bricks, Molotov cocktails or hard objects at officers. #antiELABhk
Dozens were arrested outside Pacific Place at 5:30pm after another sudden police charge. Photo: HKFP. #hongkong #hongkongprotests #antiELAB
The charge mass arrests #HongKongProtests on Queensway
#HongKongProtests: Another one down and unresponsive.
A brief stall outside Methodist Church, where police are standing by with weapons on the flyover. But seeing teargas used in Admiralty, protesters decided to run forward anyways and join the rest in front
Hong Kong Police arrested protesters with inappropriate violence. The protesters said "he can't breath" for a few times but the police didn't respond to that. (Credit:cbc City broadcasting channel)
A reporter from @suarahk, an Indonesian-language newspaper based in Hong Kong, was confirmed injured in her eye.
Running from tear gas in front of Wanchai police HQ.
#hongkongpolice hit a protester who wears @realDonaldTrump mask.
Black flag raised as protestors and police face off on Rodney Street. As 2 guys stroll pass
#HKPolice have shot an Indonesian reporter in the eye with a rubber/beanbag bullet
Taipei on the move in pouring rain.1 year ago
Taipei on the move in pouring rain.
Short clip of the unconscious protester. HKPolice tried to call him but he was unresponsive.
People have been trapped in Admiralty MTR station. This is how they are escaping
Protesters have set up barricades on either side of Gloucester Road in Wan Chai using traffic cones and rubbish bins #hongkongprotests
GLASS SMASHED: Hong Kong protesters vandalize the Wan Chai MTR subway station
The water cannon truck has fired coloured dye onto an overpass on Harcourt Road, but Stand News reported the section of the road was empty. Photo: Stand News. #hongkong #antiELAB
On Sunday afternoon, a peaceful secondary school students' rally is also taking place in Tsuen Wan Park, while protesters also gathered for a sit-in at the Festival Walk mall.  Photo: Stand News.1 year ago
On Sunday afternoon, a peaceful secondary school students' rally is also taking place in Tsuen Wan Park, while protesters also gathered for a sit-in at the Festival Walk mall. Photo: Stand News.
Bird view on Harcourt Rd from Admiralty Centre Footbridge. Water cannons in use. Protesters still defiant
Clashes between police and protesters are taking place in Admiralty, where the MTR Station is about to close. Photo: @SiuSinGallery / HKFP
Protestors at Legco and government headquarters. Blue dye fired by water cannon. Note empty double decker tourist bus in shot
Water cannon is behind the plastic barrier between government and also PLA headquarters
15:31 Admiralty PRC national day banner - words all taken down
Crowd chanting 香港加油 Hong Kong add oil - at the Taipei Rally today to support Hong Kong's democracy movement1 year ago
Crowd chanting #香港加油 Hong Kong add oil - at the Taipei Rally today to support Hong Kong's democracy movement
1605: non stop tear gas grenades outside Pacific Place.
Supply of tear gas seems unlimited on Queensway, Admiralty
At 3:35pm, the MTR announced the closure of Wanchai station. Photo: MTR Service . #antiELAB
Protesters built makeshift barricades in Wanchai as riot police begin to disperse them shortly before 4pm. Photo: @SiuSinGallery / HKFP.
Tear gas was fired in Admiralty shortly before 4pm on Sunday as "anti-totalitarianism" protesters occupied Harcourt Road. Photo: NowTV screenshot
Instead of going further into Tin Hau, protesters turned around and began to march towards Wan Chai. Chopper following from above
Some protesters have moved back to the area outside of Sogo in Causeway Bay, after @hkpoliceforce fired multiple rounds of tear gas earlier
Tear gas fired at CausewayBay. #HongKongProtest
Tensions already rising this Sunday. Broad daylight and police pepper sprayed protestors outside Sogo in Causeway Bay. Others helped clean their eyes out.
After the tear gas, Hennessy Road is largely clear. Protesters take shelter in nearby buildings. #hongkongprotests
Earlier, activist Tam Tak-chi of the party People Power was arrested outside Sogo in Causeway Bay. Photo: SCMP/Nora Tam
Hong Kong protesters boo and jeer at the police as they set up cordons to control unauthorized gatherings
Shortly after 2:15pm, riot police baton-charged the Causeway Bay crowd, making several arrests. Pepper spray was also fired at reporters. Photo: @SiuSinGallery / HKFP.
Two injured as fight breaks out near Hong Kong 'Lennon Wall'
Tear gas was fired in Causeway Bay at 2:24pm.
1 year ago
Japan-based U.S. aircraft carrier in South China Sea ahead of key Chinese anniversary
Riot police stopped double deckers in Wan Chai and lined passengers up on street for search. (via @appledaily_hk )
Lawmaker Ted Hui says he saw three people put into a police van. He added that police gave no response when he asked why they were being taken #HongKongProtests
Someone is subdued in Causeway Bay and searched, with large crowds gathering around. No protests at Causeway Bay tonight
At least one man was taken into a police van after buses were searched on Fleming Road. #HongKongProtests
Policeman carrying a rifle into Hong Kong MTR station underneath IFC Mall tonight
Another double decker is stopped and searched by police (via @StandNewsHK )
Riot police have stopped two buses in Wan Chai at the intersection of Fleming Road and Harbour Road near Central Plaza. They have asked passengers to leave the buses and line up to be searched. #hongkongprotests
Police deployment at Hysan Place
2129, Safety: police are seen in Sai Ying Pun. #hongkongprotests
Video: police used water cannon against Hong Kong protesters
Protesters threw bricks at the glass panels of government headquarters
Protesters have been collecting bricks in front of the Admiralty MTR station at Queensway Plaza. They are throw them at the government headquarters. #hongkongprotests
#hkpolice fire tear gas from above onto the crowd.
After police used water to disperse the crowd outside the Chief Executive's Office, demonstrators have retreated and are walking towards Central. #hongkongprotests
Riot police have arrived on Harcourt Road, leading protesters to flee. #hongkongprotests
Water cannon unleashed.
The Tamar Park rally continues with tens of thousands seated on the grass, while riot police begin gearing up on Tim Wa Road. Photo: Isaac Yee / HKFP.
Extended pepper spray showers over water barriers at Tim Wah Ave & Harcourt Rd have only succeeded in attracting several thousand more protesters to the vicinity. Meanwhile, an entirely peaceful rally of tens of thousands proceeds 200m away. Harcourt still occupied & filling up
Riot police has raised the red flag on Tim Wa Avenue. Police earlier raised the red flag - warning of the use of force - at the other side of the government complex. #hongkongprotests
Protesters have piled barricades and pot plants outside two side entrances to the government headquarters. In a statement, the force warns protesters to stop charging police cordon lines. Photo: SCMP/Kimmy Chung #hongkongprotests
Harcourt Road occupied
The helicopter is hovering over Tamar Park and got laser-ed #antiELAB
Helicopter hovering in Admiralty
Protesters have occupied Harcourt Road on the fifth anniversary of #OccupyHK
Between speakers at Tamar Park, there are chants. Here they are doing "Hong Kongers add oil" and "Five demands, no less". #Hong Kong 9/28 #antiELAB
Protesters occupy Harcourt Road in Admiralty, just like the did exactly five years ago during #OccupyHK
Police raise the red warning flag - "stop charging or we use force" - and fire pepper spray over the barricades at protesters. #hongkongprotests
Protesters bang on the water barricades guarding the Government Headquarters, though there are few signs of escalation as of 7pm. Speeches will begin at Tamar Park at 7:15pm. Photo: HKFP.
Police just fired pepper spray-based solution at protesters kicking the gate near govt hq
Police deployed pepper spray and raised the red flag, warning to stop charging, after confrontations at a footbridge leading to Government Headquarters. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot
The rally at Tamar hasn't even started yet and police have fired pepper spray at a group of protesters. #HongKong
Black ballon for the assembly in Tamar Park #antiELAB
A group of riot police just entered Legislative Council.
Crowd at Tamar Park an hour ahead of a rally to make five years since the start of the Umbrella Movement
Exits C1 and D closed at Admiralty MTR. #antiELAB #HongKongProtests
9.28 Security guarding a banner commemorating the 70th China anniversary on a pedestrian walkway over Central Hong Kong
Protesters are rebuilding the Lennon Wall at the fifth anniversary of the Umbrella Movement outside government headquarter
The police has already removed a yellow pro-democracy banner with the umbrella motif and the painted slogan "We are back" from an elevated footbridge. Otherwise they are allowing the strong-glue spraying to continue
The yellow banner has been unfurled over Harcourt Road. It is a reference to another one hung at the end of the 2014 Umbrella Movement reading we'll be back.  Photo: HKFP1 year ago
The yellow banner has been unfurled over Harcourt Road. It is a reference to another one hung at the end of the 2014 Umbrella Movement reading "we'll be back." Photo: HKFP
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