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World Hong Kong police shoot two pro-democracy protesters

05:55  11 november  2019
05:55  11 november  2019 Source:   washingtonpost.com

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HONG KONG — At least two pro - democracy protesters were shot by Hong Kong police Monday morning as the city braced for a general strike to mark the death of another protester killed during a police operation the previous weekend.

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HONG KONG —At least two pro-democracy protesters were shot by Hong Kong police Monday morning as the city braced for a general strike to mark the death of another protester killed during a police operation the previous weekend.

a group of people walking on a city street: Police officers cordon off an area where pro-democracy protesters were shot by a police officer in Hong Kong on Monday.© Anthony Wallace/Afp Via Getty Images Police officers cordon off an area where pro-democracy protesters were shot by a police officer in Hong Kong on Monday.

The incident occurred in Sai Wan Ho as activists attempting to block a busy street were confronted by a traffic police officer, according to a live news feed. After the officer began grappling with one protester, he fired a live round into the abdomen of another protester approaching him. Two more rounds were subsequently fired at another protester.

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A series of major pro - democracy protests in Hong Kong challenge Chinese rule there. Pro-Beijing politicians backed its demands and defended the police officer who opened fire, the Hong Kong Free Press reported. Protesters in turn warned Hong Kong authorities that they would not back down.

A police spokesperson confirmed that live rounds were fired and that two protesters were injured outside the Sai Wan Ho MTR station and taken to Eastern Hospital. A 21-year-old man was in critical condition, hospital officials said.

Seven universities across Hong Kong suspended classes as of Monday morning, citing “serious traffic disruptions” across the city.

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The city has been gripped by five months of political unrest that began when chief executive Carrie Lam tried to push through an unpopular extradition bill that would have allowed criminal suspects in Hong Kong to face trial in mainland China.

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Hong Kong police confirm they shot two protesters Monday morning. Demonstrators had called for a general strike after a student protester died on Friday and pro - democracy lawmakers were arrested over the weekend. Bloomberg’s Dan Ten Kate reports on “Bloomberg Markets: China Open.”

Read more: Hong Kong 's pro - democracy activist Joshua Wong barred from election. Protesters held up protesters of Chow during a ceremony at the "There is no correlation between the two . The police are doing their job and investigating each and every case and take appropriate action," Nip said.

A protester who fell from a multistory parking garage during a police dispersal operation a week earlier died from his injuries on Friday, escalating tensions between police and the public that have been increasingly strained over the months of worsening violence.

On Oct. 1, China’s National Day, the first live round to hit a protester was fired by riot police pursued by protesters in the distant suburb of Tsuen Wan.

Public anger has grown as Hong Kong authorities, backed by Chinese officials, have deployed increasingly forceful tactics to try to quell the anti-government unrest. Lam has refused to authorize an independent inquiry into police actions, a key demand of protesters.

At the University of Hong Kong, police fired tear gas early Monday to disperse crowds. Several subway exits leading to the campus were vandalized and riot police shut down a main entrance to the campus.

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Отмена. Месяц бесплатно. Hong Kong Pro - democracy protesters fighting police . On Sunday, August 25, there was a conflict between protesters and police near a metro station in Hong Kong . Protesters fought police with sticks, and six policemen pulled out guns and fired a warning shot .

HONG KONG - A Hong Kong police officer shot at masked protesters on Monday morning, hitting at least one in the torso, as anger sparked by the recent The shooting , which was broadcast live on Facebook, is the latest escalation in more than five months of seething pro - democracy protests that

Protesters built barricades around the campus using picnic tables and desks and poured liquid detergent on the floor.

Without an independent probe of police actions, “the protests aren’t going to stop,” said Jackie, 22, a research scientist who was photographing her friends ahead of their planned graduation ceremony on Monday. She only gave one name out of fear of retribution.

In recent days, a panel of experts brought in by the Hong Kong government found that the city’s police watchdog was unfit to carry out an independent investigation into the police force.

Chinese officials, meanwhile, have backed Lam and called for tough measures to end the protests and safeguard national security.

Protesters are calling for full democracy in Hong Kong, amid concerns that Beijing is tightening its grip and reneging on a promise to allow the financial hub a high degree of autonomy until 2047, half a century after its handover from British colonial rule.

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Shibani Mahtani in Washington contributed to this report.

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