How Hong Kong police trained for riots – and why their response to protesters has been so violent

By Carol Anne Goodwin Jones, University of BirminghamHong Kong’s controversial extradition bill, the catalyst for three months of protests, was officially withdrawn on September 3 by Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s beleaguered chief executive. Its withdrawal was a key demand of protesters, concerned it could lead to extraditions to mainland China.But in her recorded television address, … Continue reading How Hong Kong police trained for riots – and why their response to protesters has been so violent