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Hong Kong: Standoff between police and protesters during sit-in

2 22.08.2019 Инфо

W/S Protesters at Yuen Long metro station in Hong Kong
W/S Sit in, protester holding sign reading, "Never forget July 21" (Chinese) and a drawing of a pig with a knife
M/S Protesters with signs reading, "Free Hong Kong"
M/S Sit in
C/U Protester with photos of July 21 attack on helmet
SOT, Protester: "We don't trust the police anymore, they allied with triads to attack people, that's why I post all the photo evident on my helmet to let more people know the truth. Another point is why we are wearing helmets as police can't protect people anymore, this is the point we are making. Meanwhile, the police allied with triads to beat us up and suppress us, we would like to let more people know the truth."
W/S Police in riot gear
W/S Protester with lights and lazer pointers
M/S Police in riot gear speaking in microphone
M/S Police marching
M/S Protesters building barricade
M/S Police
M/S Protesters building barricade
M/S Police running
M/S Police
M/S Protesters with water hose
M/S Protester with fire extinguisher
M/S Police in metro station
W/S Protesters build barricade
M/S Protesters with fire extinguishers
M/S Protesters inside metro station
W/S Police
SCRIPT
Hundreds of protesters held a sit-in at the Yuen Long metro station in Hong Kong on Wednesday, leading to a standoff with police trying to force the protesters out as they built barricades inside the metro station.
Footage shows the police presence and sit-in, held for the one-month anniversary of violent attacks against protesters at that same station.
"The police allied with triads to beat us up and suppress us, we would like to let more people know the truth," said one protester.
Hong Kong has seen a wave of massive protests since the end of March against a proposed law amendment which could allow Hong Kong residents to be sent to mainland China for trials. The demonstrations then grew into a wider movement calling for reforms and condemning government and police actions. The police have been accused of resorting to violence, including the use of tear gas and rubber bullets, to quell protesters.