Hundreds of protesters gathered behind the fire, many pointing laser beams that streaked the night sky above them.
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By Kelvin Chan, Kin Cheung, Associated Press
Police in Hong Kong drew their guns Sunday night after a small group of protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods, and used tear gas to clear pro-democracy demonstrators who had taken over a street.
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests on Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks.
By Johnson Lai, Yves Van Dam, Associated Press
Hong Kong riot police faced off with protesters occupying a suburban train station Wednesday evening following a commemoration of a violent attack there by masked assailants on supporters of the anti-government movement.
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
The social media platform said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.
By Kelvin Chan, Yanan Wang, Associated Press
Protesters turned Hong Kong streets into rivers of umbrellas Sunday as they marched from a packed park and filled a major road in the Chinese territory, where mass pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity this summer.
By Yanan Wang, Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong’s famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. Across the water, a pro-government rally called for an end to the often violent protests.
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