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showing the beginning of the tension between the Police and the protesters.
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Here are more videos of these protests in late July 2019:
in these same streets, with more than a million demonstrators some days for a city of 7 million inhabitants...
Protesters in Hong Kong in early August 2019, some of whom use lasers
Similarly, this allows protesters to indicate to others the beginning of police movements in view of charging towards the protesters or police photographing them.
HONG KONG demonstrators choking on smoke from a tear gas capsule
Against the tear gas, the demonstrators use cones of building site to contain the tear gas capsules then make run water to neutralize them...
This would be a first since 1997...
Indeed, this one made a demonstration of force
as we can see on this French video:
Training of police officers on 06/08/19 in SHENZEN
It also made riot drills in neighboring cities with more than 12.000 local policemen, indicating that it would be ready to send them
Link to an French article presenting these exercices
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Chinese army vehicles parked near a stadium in mid-August 2019 in SHENZEN
near the border with Hong Kong
In addition, Chinese army vehicles are stationed near the border between China and Hong Kong, with bulldozers, coaches and troop transport trucks that can be deployed on the city...
Indeed, the law authorizes the garrison commander to intervene to restore order only if the Hong Kong authorities make the request.
Peaceful protesters inside Hong Kong airport on 13/08/2019
The protesters continued to make peaceful demonstrations in different parts of the city, such as inside the Hong-Kong Airport paralyzing the flights of it for several days.
Human chain on the heights of Hong Kong on 23/08/19
On August 23, 2019, protesters made a human chain through the city...
Human chain on the quays of Hong Kong on 23/08/19
This is to show the Hong Kong authorities that they are still determined against the extradition laws to China...
Demonstrators in the streets of Hong Kong on 24/08/19
The movement does not weaken, showing hundreds of thousands of people still mobilized...
Police officers in Hong Kong on 27/07/19
However, some policemen facing these determined demonstrators crack and are very violent during confrontations with them, multiplying police violence...
Two of them were arrested after having struck, many times and for several minutes, a man on a stretcher, on 20/08/2019.
Barrier of protesters in Hong Kong on 8/24/2019
It can be seen in this image from 08/24/2019 that protesters are organizing against possible contact with law enforcement to avoid a direct confrontation. They have deployed their umbrellas against the firing of rubber bullets, jets of water, pepper or tear gas and bamboo poles to keep at a distance the police officers who could use their batons...
which shows the radicalism of some and others on the violence
of the weeks of end of August and beginning of September 2019
Police officers arresting a demonstrator on 13/11/2019
It was in mid-November that many violence between demonstrators and law enforcement took place, and where for the third time since the beginning of these protests, live fire from the Police broke out.
who try to disarm him.
Person using a flaming arrow on a barricade near a university in Hong Kong on 11/13/2019
Protesters dug in at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 12, 2019 and used Molotov cocktails and bows to keep police at bay. One of them was injured in the leg.
of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
On November 17, 2019, Hong Kong authorities stormed to arrest all protesters there using water throwers.
near a Hong Kong university on 11/17/2019
near a university of Hong Kong on 17/11/2019
near a university of Hong Kong on 17/11/2019
As well as riot vehicles equipped with a system called "Long Range Acoustic" which emits a very powerful sound wave making the demonstrators move back.
in Pittsburgh, USA in 2009
The Police continued to advance to enter the occupied University, but to prevent these vehicles from advancing, protesters threw Molotov cocktails...
The siege by the Police lasted two weeks.
And as you can see in these images, the contacts were very violent to prevent the Police from entering this Polytechnic University.
It is thus at the end of two weeks of siege that the Police arrested 800 demonstrators. Others managed to escape during these days of siege.
Declaration of suspension of the amendment by Carrie LAM, Chief Executive of Hong Kong
Faced with this unusual protest, the Hong Kong government decided to back down by announcing the suspension of the legislative amendment process against which the protesters were reacting.
Police officers deploying in a Hong Kong street on May 10, 2020
This government did not say it was abandoning the project, but was suspending it...
And China will take advantage of the COVID 19 pandemic, as every country faces a major health crisis to announce a "National Security" law in Hong Kong to prevent, stop and suppress any action that seriously threatens national security.
360 protesters were arrested the day before the bill was passed.
On May 28, 2020, the Chinese National People's Congress approved this law. This measure will crack down on any separatists and attempts at sedition in Hong Kong and prohibit any interference from foreign forces.
This means the end of the principle signed in 1984 for the handover of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China "One Country, Two Systems"...
Many Hong Kongers have decided to leave the city during the year 2020...
on the issue: Hong Kong, the end of democracy?
the victims of Tiananmen Square in Beijing in 1989 in Hong Kong on 04/06/2021
The latest development is the closure in Hong Kong of the place where Hongkongers commemorated the victims of Tiananmen Square in Beijing in 1989.
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