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HKFP Lens: Hong Kong police HQ besieged by protesters following long day of dissent – Part 2

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The number of anti-extradition bill protesters surrounding Wanchai’s police headquarters swelled early Friday evening. Click for full coverage.

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Police stood guard to the elevated entrances to their headquarters, while protesters wrote slogans and threw eggs onto the walls.

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Police guarding the entrance to their Wanchai headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.

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Defaced outer wall to the police headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.

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Defaced outer wall to the police headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.

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Barricaded gates at the police headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.

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Barricaded gates at the police headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.

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“We will not surrender”. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.

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Barricaded gates at the police headquarters. Photo: Todd R. Darling/HKFP.

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The standoff ended in the early hours of Saturday, with the departure of both protesters and officers inside the headquarters.


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HKFP Lens: Hong Kong police HQ besieged by protesters following long day of dissent - Part 2