in Hong kong is today, Sunday, erupted again for new unrest. At the center of events is a Technical university, which democracy require students to possess.
on-Site Yle correspondent of the Jenny Matikainen according to the university's campus has built a number of roadblocks ”all possible” and the students remove the stones from the street, gun in his.
– the University has been captured and there is the city fight with the police and protesters in between. Somewhere else in Hong kong the day is like just any Sunday, people go there, 500 meters from shopping, Matikainen told Yle News.
the Atmosphere became tense when a large number of administrative supporting people arrived Sunday morning to clean up the campus area near the streets. The students drove the clean up patrol away from the scene. According to local media reports, according to the students heaved, inter alia, the bricks.
after This, the riot police squad are a few hundred meters from the university area and shot tear gas on the protesting students. These are trying to in a familiar way to protect an umbrella with the help of.
One of the officers wounded in the leg students from shooting the arrow. The protesters have used weapons against the police, inter alia, bows and catapults.
city of note, that the mood is intensifying. Part of it is the demonstrators ' side, part of it is this escalation against violence. Many are also angry at the police, Matikainen said by telephone in a radio interview.the protesters took shelter Sunday in the rain under the guise of the overpass near the university.Jerome Favre / EPA
the Chinese special administrative region number of universities have been the last day students valtaamina, but now the protesters have retreated mostly from other campus areas and focused on the Technical university area.
the clashes are Designed according to the moved university to a nearby tunnel, which the protesters have kept possession.
the demonstrations have continued in Hong kong for almost half a year. Matikainen, according to the past week, there was a turnaround, as demonstrations and clashes continued all week, when usually they are focused on weekends.
Protesters clog commuter traffic and struck subway stations. Violence on both sides has accelerated. Police shoot hardball and protesters set fire to a man on fire.
Also on Saturday night was in Hong kong uneasy. The protesters were throwing riot police molotov cocktails and police responded with tear gas.democracy protest leaders university of Technology wall, written by the text declare, that they never forget or forgive.Jerome Favre / EPA
on Saturday, hong kong's streets was seen exceptionally, the Chinese army soldiers, who were cleaning the demonstrations traces. The chinese army is a Hong kong own garrison. It is not allowed to intervene, unless the Hong kong leading it specifically requested.
If that would be, that soldiers in the streets of Hong kong see, should Hong kong law, according to the request to come to Hong kong from the leading authorities, Matikainen said.
Yesterday the army said that they come clean voluntarily.
Many are, of course, suspected it and thought that it is some kind of test on how people react when the Chinese peoples army soldiers appeared in the street.
the protests in Hong kong started half a year ago, the controversial, criminal suspects extradition to Mainland China to allow the bill to oppose, but have since expanded democracy protest was.
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