A city spokesman said it was a “voluntary community activity” by the People's Liberation Army, adding that the city government did not request assistance from the PLA, which has stayed confined to its garrison during six months of protests.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Kowloon remained blocked by an unconditional group of at least 100 students and other militant protesters on Saturday, while most of the remaining nine major universities in the city were no longer occupied, except for a handful of people.
They built concrete walls and watchtowers and had weapons that included bows and arrows, catapults and hundreds of petrol bombs.
Vincent Philippe Reffet and Frederic Yves Fugen leapt from a helicopter and sped towards Tianmen Cave, in central China's Hunan province.
Cellphone footage showed passengers arguing on a Hong Kong train as protesters blocked the carriage doors from closing on Wednesday morning.
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Hong Kong police shot and wounded one protester on Monday, who, hospital officials said, was in critical condition, as the Chinese-ruled territory spiralled into rare working-hours violence in its 24th straight week of pro-democracy unrest.
Protesters threw petrol bombs at police after a weekend of clashes across the Chinese-ruled territory, marking a dramatic escalation in more than five months of often violent pro-democracy unrest.
An unidentified demonstrator was undergoing surgery in critical condition in Chan Wai district, the hospital told NBC News.
Police clashed with protesters in Hong Kong as pro-democracy supporters took to the streets for the 24th consecutive weekend
Hong Kong protesters held a vigil for "martyrs" on Saturday (November 9) after a student died in hospital this week following a high fall, fueling anger among pro-democracy demonstrators who first took to the streets in June.
Chow Tsz-lok, who studied at the University of Science and Technology (UST), fell on Monday from the third to the second floor of a parking lot.
The French and Chinese presidents have issued a joint statement to reassert their mutual support for the Paris climate accord.
Protesters in Guy Fawkes masks, a protest symbol worldwide, marched in downtown Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the one-month anniversary of the mask ban
French President Emmanuel Macron arrived at the International Import Expo in Shanghai on Tuesday along with Chinese President Xi Jinping
The French President showed off fine wine and beef to the Chinese President ahead of the inauguration of a local outpost of the Pompidou Centre.
The French and Chinese presidents are set to sign an agreement that mentions the 'irreversibility' of the Paris climate accord, which comes just after the US said it filed paperwork to withdraw from the deal.
In Shanghai, the French president will attend an import expo with other EU leaders.
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Demonstrators were protesting against alleged police brutality.
Demonstrators defied a ban on protest by the authorities in the territory.
China is one of the world’s largest host countries for multinational businesses and it wants to continually attract new companies to invest more into the country. The summit will now be held on an annual basis.
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The decision by the US House of Representatives to pass legalisation tightening up the scrutiny of Hong Kong's autonomy from mainland China could mark a significant inflection point in the continuing impasse between the protestors there and the authorities in Beijing.
Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters, some waving Catalan flags and banners urging to "fight for freedom together", rallied in support of a separate Catalonia, broaching an issue that is anathema to Hong Kong's Communist Party leaders in Beijing.