Authorities responded quickly after activists set fire to barricades as city prepares for a huge march on New Year’s DayHong Kong police fired teargas a few minutes into 2020 as pro-democracy protesters marked the New Year with midnight countdown rallies ahead of a huge march on 1 January.The city has been battered by more than six months of unrest with marches attended by millions, as well as confrontations in which police have fired teargas and rubber bullets – and protesters have responded with petrol bombs. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/01/hong-kong-police-fire-teargas-amid-new-years-eve-protests
Author : Agence France-Presse
Publish date : 2020-01-01 01:58:12
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