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HKFP Lens: 15 weeks in, violent clashes at Hong Kong gov’t HQ mar peaceful mass demo

Police fired tear gas, projectiles and water cannon containing dye and tear spray at pro-democracy protesters on Sunday, as the city entered its fifteenth week of demonstrations. The clashes came after frontline protesters hurled bricks and Molotov cocktails at government headquarters and police following a peaceful mass protest on Hong Kong Island. Click here for the full story.

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

Protesters moved barricades to make road blocks. Photo: May James/HKFP.

September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

A man held a placard that said “Fish needs water to survive. How can humans live without freedom?” Photo: May James/HKFP.

September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

Protesters held a large banner that said “The people rise up against the tyrannical regime.” Photo: May James/HKFP.

September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

A woman held a placard that said “Five demands, not one less.” Photo: May James/HKFP.

September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

A banner saying “I want democracy” was being unhurled outside the government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: Jennifer Creery/HKFP.

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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September 15 china extradition

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HKFP Lens: 15 weeks in, violent clashes at Hong Kong gov't HQ mar peaceful mass demo