Hong Kong police chief backs down on categorisation of unrest, saying only five people were rioters

Hong Kong’s police chief has backed down over his labelling of last Wednesday’s unrest as a “riot,” after protesters and the police clashed during an anti-extradition law protest. Activists, however, have not accepted his re-categorisation of the demonstration outside the legislature and government headquarters. Police used tear gas, rubber bullets and bean bag rounds to disperse […]