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HKFP Lens: Clashes across Kowloon as Hong Kong sees 20th weekend of protest

Kowloon saw a long day of protest and unrest on Sunday as protesters and police clashed across the peninsula. A peaceful march quickly descended into scenes of vandalism and firebombs, as police deployed tear gas, projectiles and water cannon against demonstrators. HKFP’s photographer May James was on the frontlines.

October 20 anti-mask Guy Fawkes protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: May James/HKFP.

Claudia Mo solidarity with ethnic minorities October 20 protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Pro-democracy lawmaker Claudia Mo holds up a sign reading ‘Solidarity with ethnic minorities’ outside Chungking Mansions on October 20. Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Banners representing communities from Hong Kong’s 18 districts are laid out in Salisbury Garden in anticipation of a mass march on October 20. Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Banners representing communities from Hong Kong’s 18 districts are laid out in Salisbury Garden in anticipation of a mass march on October 20. Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Banners representing communities from Hong Kong’s 18 districts are laid out in Salisbury Garden in anticipation of a mass march on October 20. Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

‘Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Banners representing communities from Hong Kong’s 18 districts are laid out in Salisbury Garden in anticipation of a mass march on October 20. Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Protesters marching in Tsim Sha Tsui hold up Catalan flags in a show of solidarity with the region’s struggle for independence from Spain. Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

‘Liberate Hong Kong, the revolution of our times.’ Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui Winnie the Pooh

Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui Winnie the Pooh

‘Hongkongers, resist.’ Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: May James/HKFP.

October 20 anti-mask protest Tsim Sha Tsui Winnie the Pooh

Photo: May James/HKFP.

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mtr tsim sha tsui october 20 kowloon

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fire bomb molotov october 20 kowloon

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Best Mart 360 october 20

Best Mart 360. Photo: May James/HKFP.

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fire bomb molotov october 20

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nathan road october 20

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pepper spray gun october 20

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fire bomb molotov october 20

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molotov fire october 20 kowloon

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tear gas october 20 kowloon

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McDonald’s. Photo: May James/HKFP.

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fire october 20 kowloon

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mask october 20 kowloon

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graffiti october 20 kowloon

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hammer october 20 kowloon

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mtr nba october 20 kowloon

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police october 20 kowloon baton

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mask blue dye water cannon october 20 kowloon

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atm bank china october 20 kowloon

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HKFP Lens: Clashes across Kowloon as Hong Kong sees 20th weekend of protest