Police brutality

Protesters use luggage trolleys to block the walkway to the departure gates during a demonstration at the Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
August 13, 2019 - 1:18 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 1:10 a.m. China's diplomatic mission in Geneva is lashing out at the U.N. human rights office, accusing its spokesman of making a "wrongful statement" about protests in Hong Kong that "sends the wrong signal to the violent...
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A medical staffer helps a detained man, who protesters claimed was a police officer from mainland China, during a demonstration at the Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
August 13, 2019 - 12:56 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Emergency officials have taken an injured mainland Chinese man away from Hong Kong's airport after angry protesters who accused him of being a Chinese undercover agent tied up his hands and tried to beat him up. The man...
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Protesters use luggage trolleys to block the walkway to the departure gates during a demonstration at the Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
August 13, 2019 - 12:06 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Chaos has broken out at Hong Kong's airport as riot police move into the terminal to confront protesters who shut down operations at the busy transport hub for two straight days. Officers armed with pepper spray and...
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Travelers wait at the check-in counters in the departure hall of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Protesters clogged the departure area at Hong Kong's reopened airport Tuesday, a day after they forced one of the world's busiest transport hubs to shut down entirely amid their calls for an independent inquiry into alleged police abuse. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
August 13, 2019 - 7:59 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 7 p.m. At least three concerts by overseas performers have been canceled in Hong Kong as protesters forced the city's airport to suspend operations for a second day. K-pop star Kang Daniel and Scottish band CHVRCHES both announced...
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Travelers wait at the check-in counters in the departure hall of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Protesters clogged the departure area at Hong Kong's reopened airport Tuesday, a day after they forced one of the world's busiest transport hubs to shut down entirely amid their calls for an independent inquiry into alleged police abuse. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
August 13, 2019 - 6:41 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The United Nations' top human rights official has condemned violence in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests and called on the authorities and protesters to solve their dispute peacefully. A spokesman for U.N. High...
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Travelers wait at the check-in counters in the departure hall of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Protesters clogged the departure area at Hong Kong's reopened airport Tuesday, a day after they forced one of the world's busiest transport hubs to shut down entirely amid their calls for an independent inquiry into alleged police abuse. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
August 13, 2019 - 5:47 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals. The airport authority announced early Tuesday evening that check-in services for departing...
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THIS ADDS TO CLARIFY THE TRANSLATION - Protesters surround banners that read: "Those on the street today are all warriors!" top, and "Release all the detainees!" during a sit-in rally at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International airport, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. Hong Kong police showed off water cannons Monday as pro-democracy street protests stretched into their 10th week with no sign of either side backing down. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
August 12, 2019 - 10:59 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defended law enforcement actions Tuesday after protesters prompted an airport shutdown with calls to investigate alleged police brutality. At one of the world's busiest airports, airlines were checking in passengers for new flights and for those unable...
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam waits for questions during a press conference in Hong Kong Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. Lam said her priority is to “stop the violence” rather than make political concessions as the city’s 2-month-long protest movement continued with a demonstration at the airport. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
August 09, 2019 - 9:24 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Friday her priority is to "stop the violence" rather than make political concessions as the city's 2-month-long protest movement pressed on with a demonstration at the airport. Lam said traffic disruptions and confrontations between police and...
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Protesters demonstrate at the airport in Hong Kong on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. Pro-democracy protesters held a demonstration at Hong Kong's airport Friday even as the city sought to reassure visitors to the city after several countries issued travel safety warnings related to the increasing levels of violence surrounding the two-month-old protest movement. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
August 09, 2019 - 6:34 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Friday her priority is to "stop the violence" rather than make political concessions as the city's 2-month-long protest movement pressed on with a demonstration at the airport. Lam said traffic disruptions and confrontations between police and...
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Protesters Jerry Chan, right, chats with Linus Kim during a press conference in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. Hong Kong protesters Tuesday condemned what they call the government's "empty rhetoric" and instances of alleged police abuse in an inaugural "People's Press Conference." (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
August 06, 2019 - 1:54 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters held an inaugural "People's Press Conference" on Tuesday to condemn what they called the government's "empty rhetoric" and instances of alleged police abuse. Three protesters who spoke to reporters said the briefing was intended to counter the regular...
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