Hong Kong protests: Police surround campus after night of violence

Police are surrounding a Hong Kong university campus after a fiery overnight stand-off with hundreds of protesters inside.
Dozens of protesters tried to leave after sunrise but turned back as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets.
Earlier, police tried to enter Polytechnic University but were met with petrol bombs and bricks.
Demonstrators have been occupying the site for days, as Hong Kong's violent protests continue to escalate.
On Monday morning, the head of the university, Professor Jin-Guang Teng, released a video statement to protesters, saying he had arranged a deal with the... read more

 
18 November 2019 in World News, Views: 220
Source: BBC
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