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HKFP Lens: ‘Oppose Chinese colonialism’ – Protesters lay siege to Hong Kong’s legislature

Anti-government protesters stormed the Legislative Council Complex on Monday evening after breaking glass doors and prying open metal shutters. They vandalised its interior, spray-painting graffiti on the walls and unfurling a British colonial flag in the main chamber. Demonstrators vacated as police deployed tear gas outside the building. Click here for the full story.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Todd R. Darling.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

July 1 china extradition protest

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

July 1 china extradition protest

Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.


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HKFP Lens: 'Oppose Chinese colonialism' - Protesters lay siege to Hong Kong's legislature