Hong Kong police deploy tear gas, rubber bullets against protesters as gov’t slams ‘direct challenge to national sovereignty’

Police in riot gear deployed rubber bullets and multiple rounds of tear gas against protesters occupying Connaught Road in Sheung Wan on Sunday. The clearance operation near Shun Tak Centre comes hours after a largely peaceful march on Sunday against the government’s suspended extradition bill. Officers had raised black banners warning protesters of the use […]