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HKFP Lens: Hong Kong police deploy tear gas as clashes break out at banned Yuen Long protest – Part 1

Thousands of anti-government protesters have defied a rare police protest ban by taking to the streets of Yuen Long on Saturday, in a display of anger with authorities who they accuse of negligence over a mob attack last week. Riot police deployed tear gas to clear demonstrators as tensions rose later in the afternoon. Click here for the full story.

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

Yuen Long police station. Photo: May James/HKFP.

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

Nam Pin Wai. Photo: May James/HKFP.

yuen long july 27 china extradition

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yuen long july 27 china extradition

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HKFP Lens: Hong Kong police deploy tear gas as clashes break out at banned Yuen Long protest - Part 1