Hong Kong: Following Raging Violence, 600 Students Give Themselves Up to Police While 100 Demonstrators Remain Under Siege 

Hong Kong, Youtube
The 5-month old Hong Kong protests were initially triggered by a bill allowing extradition to mainland China. The bill was withdrawn in September, but anti-government demonstrations continue. Over the past week, Hong Kong authorities have fought with students at various universities. Police raided the occupation of Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) by protesters, and some of them battled against police with petrol bombs, bricks, arrows and other weapons. Police were authorized to used live rounds on students using lethal weapons. Some 600 students have walked off campus, due to ill-health and hypothermia after being blasted by water cannons, giving themselves up to police; they face 10 years in prison for protesting. Another 100 demonstrators remain inside, surrounded by police.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) was another focal point of conflict with the police. CUHK hosts the Hong Kong Internet Exchange (HKIX) that allows users to exchange information locally without routing through any other country. Communists in Beijing can either shut down the internet or monitor internet communications if it takes control of HKIX.




It’s like something out of a movie.

After a three-day standoff, roughly 100 students remain trapped inside the campus of Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University. For more than a day, police have had the  campus surrounded, and have warned protesters that there’s only one way out – in handcuffs.

Despite a potential 10-year prison sentence (laws against rioting, which are being applied to the protesters, carry heavy penalties), some 600 students have already walked off campus into the waiting arms of police. Some surrendered because they were in ill-health after hypothermia set in. Of the 600 who left, 400 were above the age of 18 and were immediately arrested, while the 200 minors were stopped, then sent home. They could still face charges pending further investigation, the NYT reported.

Read full article here…

Additional sources:






Related Post

Visit our Classified ads.

Check out our Classified ads at the bottom of this page.

Recent stories & commentary


Radical San Francisco District Attorney Will Allow Criminals to Get ‘Off the Hook’ and Go into ‘Diversion’ Instead of Prison If They Have a Child in the House

January 24, 2020 GEG 0

California passed a law, SB 394, that is optional in each county, and allows diversion for lawbreakers, instead of jail, for primary caregivers of minor children under certain circumstances. According to prosecutors, the only “diversion” that’s going to happen now is that new crimes will get diverted onto more people.


Illegal Alien Arrested for Raping and Murdering 92-Year Old Woman After Allegedly Attacking His Father and Being Set Free, Despite ICE Detainer, Due to New York Sanctuary Law

January 24, 2020 Defense Maven and NY Post 0

Khan was previously released from local law enforcement custody in November 2019 with an active ICE detainer, due to New York City’s sanctuary policies. A spokeswoman for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed the mayor’s sympathies and chastised President Donald Trump’s administration for “politicizing this tragedy.”


For classified advertising rates and terms, click here. The appearance of ads on this site does not signify endorsement by the publisher. We do not attempt to verify the accuracy of statements made therein or vouch for the integrity of advertisers. However, we will investigate complaints from readers and remove any message we find to be misleading or that promotes anything fraudulent, illegal, or unethical.

Leave a Reply

1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
0 Comment authors
Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Hong Kong: Following Raging Violence, 600 Students Give Themselves Up to Police While 100 Demonstrators Remain Under Siege  | WeAreChangeTV.US

[…] 19, 2019 ZeroHedge No Comments This post was originally published on this […]