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Hong Kong: With a bow and arrow against the police

roads, As Monday to Wednesday blocked the protesters in Hong Kong already in the morning rush hour and disrupted the underground transport.

thousands of people in the financial metropolis made it to work on time. Several U-Bahn stations and stops remained completely closed. Again it came to clashes between radical protesters and police, which began with clashes at a University of tear gas. The officials had previously been with a bow and arrow and fired, police said.

A police officer shoot a protester (11. November 2019). Video source: Facebook

The universities in the city had fallen this week to a new focal point for more than five months of ongoing protests. Due to previous heavy fighting on your Campus, the Chinese University of Hong Kong had been cancelled on Wednesday the lessons for the Rest of the year.

most of The employees left the premises. Also on Thursday, students dug in and prepared themselves for new clashes with the police. Other universities said the education.

Behind the since Monday, continuing blockades, a new tactics of the protesters, the hope, the town of cripple and to increase the pressure on the government to continue to hide. Previously had focused the protests, especially on the weekends.

The protesters are the main aces of the metropolis, with everything you can find to block. (13. November 2019) photo: Laurel Chor/

The violence in Hong Kong escalated since the beginning of the week. On Monday, a police officer had shot a young protesters in the stomach. On the same day, a radical protester sat in a government trailer in a fire, the was on Thursday is still in critical condition.

reported that the Hong Kong newspaper "South China Morning Post", fought, also, a 70-Year-old man his life, had been met on the sidelines of protests by a paving stone on the head.

The protests in the Chinese special administrative region against the government: The Hong Kong criticize, among other things, the growing influence of China in the former crown colony. Since the handover to China in 1997, Hong Kong in accordance with the principle of "one country, two systems" autonomously.

The demonstrators are calling for free elections, an independent investigation of police violence and impunity for the already more than 4000 taken. Also the resignation of chief Secretary Carrie Lam is one of their demands. (sda)

Created: 14.11.2019, 15:55 PM

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