Riot police baton charge Hong Kong demonstrators in fresh escalation of anti-extradition protests

Fresh political violence broke out in Hong Kong Sunday evening as riot police baton-charged protesters in a bid to disperse demonstrators following another massive rally, an AFP reporter on the scene said. Protesters used umbrellas to defend themselves from the charge in the district of Mongkok, which began after a tense 20-minute standoff on a main thoroughfare. Police […]