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HKFP Lens: Molotovs, tear gas and arrests mar end of peaceful mass demo in Hong Kong

Organisers the Civil Human Rights Front said over a million people attended Hong Kong’s annual pro-democracy march on January 1. However, scattered clashes broke out mid-afternoon and after dark, with demonstrators hurling Molotovs and bricks, and police deploying tear gas. Click here for part 1 of our photo round-up, or click here for full coverage of the day’s events.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

january 1 police

Photo: May James/HKFP.

tom January 1 central (1) (Copy)

Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

January 1 doreamon

Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

police graffiti  january 1 central (6) (Copy)

Photo: May James/HKFP.

independence january 1 central (7) (Copy)

Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

tom january 1 hsbc (Copy)

HSBC. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

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Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

January 1 police

Photo: May James/HKFP.

January 1 police

Photo: May James/HKFP.

January 1 police

Photo: May James/HKFP.

January 1 mak

Photo: May James/HKFP.

may January 1 central

Photo: May James/HKFP.

January 1 mak

Photo: May James/HKFP.

January 1 police

Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

January 1 mak

Photo: May James/HKFP.

may January 1 tear gas (3) (Copy)

Photo: May James/HKFP.

may January 1 central

Photo: May James/HKFP.

may January 1 tear gas (3) (Copy)

Photo: May James/HKFP.

may January 1 central

Photo: May James/HKFP.

may January 1 central

Photo: May James/HKFP.

may January 1 central brick

Photo: May James/HKFP.

may january 1 central

Photo: May James/HKFP.

water cannon may January 1 central

Photo: May James/HKFP.

tom January 1 central (1) (Copy)

Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

may january 1 central (2) (Copy)

Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

baton police may january 1

Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

police may january 1

Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

mass arrest  january 1  causeway bay

Photo: May James/HKFP.

may january 1

Photo: May James/HKFP.

sign  january 1

Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

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Photo: May James/HKFP.

sign  january 1

Photo: May James/HKFP.

January 1  hsbc

Photo: May James/HKFP.

January 1  hsbc

Photo: May James/HKFP.

January 1  hsbc

Photo: Holmes Chan/HKFP.

January 1  hsbc

Photo: Holmes Chan/HKFP.

mass arrest  january 1  causeway bay

Photo: May James/HKFP.

mass arrest  january 1  causeway bay

Photo: May James/HKFP.

mass arrest  january 1  causeway bay

Photo: May James/HKFP.

mass arrest  january 1  causeway bay

Photo: May James/HKFP.

mass arrest  january 1

Photo: May James/HKFP.


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HKFP Lens: Molotovs, tear gas and arrests mar end of peaceful mass demo in Hong Kong