Tear gas, arrests, vandalism and officers beaten as Hong Kong anti-communist rally brought to an early halt

Police fired tear gas and brought an approved anti-communist rally to a premature halt in Central on Sunday, as thousands remained gathered around Chater Garden. Several plainclothes officers were beaten as they negotiated with organisers shortly after 4pm. Masked protesters beat them with umbrellas, leaving at least two with bloody head wounds, according to AFP. … Continue reading Tear gas, arrests, vandalism and officers beaten as Hong Kong anti-communist rally brought to an early halt