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Violence in Hong Kong intensifies as protests enter 10th week

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Published on Aug 12, 2019

Pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong stretched into their 10th week with no sign of either side backing down. Clashes with police were particularly serious on Sunday night compared with previous days, as riot officers fired teargas into a railway station to disperse crowds and were captured on film beating protesters with batons as they fled down an escalator in another station. Rights groups and democracy activists have accused police in Hong Kong of using excessive force
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