Hong Kong haunted by tear gas and pepper spray as protesters flout mask law on Halloween

By Jennifer Creery & Tom Grundy The city’s annual Halloween celebrations were eclipsed by tear gas and pepper spray on Thursday, as police attempted to clear unauthorised protests in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. Many used the occasion to wear masks despite the government’s newly imposed anti-mask law. Demonstrators donned riot police and V for Vendetta […]