søndag 1. september 2019

Harrowing video that shocked Hong Kong shows cycle of escalating violence

The video footage that flooded social media and television screens was harrowing: passengers cowering on the ground inside a train carriage, huddling and hugging each other. Black clad special forces police storm through the train, wielding batons. More police, dubbed “raptors” by Hong Kong’s protest movement, stand at the doorways of the carriage - the only escape route - and spray pepper spray directly at screaming passengers.