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Watchdog says Hong Kong police ‘targeted journalists’ after night of tear gas and pepper spray in Mong Kok

Hong Kong’s journalism watchdog has accused the police of assaulting reporters during a clearance operation in Mong Kok on Monday night. Large crowds gathered outside Mong Kok police station to protest the decision to send the “raptors” – a nickname for the Special Tactical Squad – into the Prince Edward MTR station on August 31. […]