Hong Kong: Protesters use umbrellas for shields as teargas rains down

Riot police clashed with protesters on Sunday in Hong Kong as demonstrators were met with teargas while they rallied against the government following violent episodes over the previous weekends. Footage shows police forces deploying two banners reading «"Stop charging or we use force» and «Warning: tear smoke», before firing gas and pushing away the barricades set up by the protesters... Еще. Protesters are urging the government to respond to last Sunday's train attack. On July 21, dozens of masked men attacked commuters and anti-government protesters inside the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway (MTR) station of Yuen Long. Forty-five people were reportedly injured. Since the wave of protests began in June, with hundreds of thousands marching on a weekly basis, the extradition bill has been suspended indefinitely but protesters are now demanding its full withdrawal and the resignation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam.

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