As groups of masked protesters gathered in shopping malls across Hong Kong, skirmishes broke out with riot police
Protesters have expanded their demands to include an investigation into police brutality, setting protesters free, and universal suffrage.
Protesters took to the streets again, one week after pro-democracy candidates won a landslide victory in district council elections.
Hundreds of office workers in Hong Kong's business district gathered on Monday for the first in a week of lunchtime protests backing the pro-democracy movement after its resounding victory in district polls held last week.
Hong Kong police said they had seized roughly 4,000 petrol bombs found at a university campus.
It's likely this will worsen already fraught relations between Washington and Beijing
Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam said on Mondat that she will "listen to the opinions of members of the public humbly and seriously reflect", after pro-democracy achieved a landslide victory in the District Council elections.
Voters sent a clear signal of support for the anti-government protests that have rocked the territory for more than five months.
Protesters trapped inside a Hong Kong university on Wednesday tried to flee through the sewers but firemen prevented further escape bids by blocking a manhole into the system.
Anti-government protesters remain trapped inside the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong. It follows days of confrontation between the police and students. The demonstrators are now trying to get out of the complex using ropes and even the sewage system.
"It's Britain's moral and political responsibility because these are British citizens, but they are British Nationals Overseas," Emily Lau told Euronews.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that around 100 protesters remain in the Polytechnic University campus.
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.
Police in the UK are investigating reports that Hong Kong's justice secretary Teresa Cheng was injured in an alleged assault incident in London.
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.
Demonstrators were protesting against alleged police brutality.
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.
Hong Kong demonstrators to hold protest in support of independent Catalonia.
The protesters called for international support in their months-long campaign for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
Hong Kong police fired tear gas at protesters throwing petrol bombs on Sunday (October 20) as thousands staged an illegal march through the Kowloon district that will test the strength of the pro-democracy campaign after four months of unrest.
"Tsunami Democratic comes from the Catalan tradition of nonviolent resistance but, obviously, we have learned from other similar movements," the organizers of the protests at Barcelona airport told Euronews.