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Hong Kong Polytechnic University to reopen to some staff and students, weeks after its descent into protest war zone

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University#PolyU ) was reopened after all the dangerous items and weapons were cleared. Police seized 3,989 petrol bombs, 1,339 items of explosives, 601 bottles of corrosive liquids and 573 weapons at the university campus.

For nearly two weeks, Hong Kong Polytechnic University became the site of a violent standoff between police and students. Officers had students trapped on the campus — and the students took the fight to the police.

Since spring, the demonstrations in Hong Kong have shifted from marches to street battles. But after a strike on Nov. 11, universities unexpectedly became the central battleground, culminating in a siege at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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VIDEO: In the final days of a police siege at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University, a lone protester stalked the darkened corridors, determined to outlast the authorities waiting to arrest him

@AntAFP  VIDEO: The holdout at Hong Kong campus siege. In the final days of a police siege at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University, a lone protester stalked the darkened corridors, determined to outlast the authorities waiting to arrest him https:/

In the final days of a police siege at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University, a lone protester stalked the darkened corridors, determined to outlast the authorities waiting to arrest him 📷 @AntAFP 

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus was severely damaged during the occupation of rioters and it may take half a year to restore destroyed facilities, says PolyU President Teng Jin-Guang

Today’s main rally ended near Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University, where a 13-day siege by police had only just ended. Tear was fired by police this afternoon and some sporadic clashes are continuing into the evening. Will end these photos here.

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A bloody fight has broken out between protesters and riot police outside Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where upwards of several hundred student protesters have been barricaded inside for days.

@mattfrei  "I'm tired. My mum doesn't know I'm here. " Exhausted, bedraggled young men and women hunkered down in Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University have no intention of leaving. #HongKongProtest 

Journalist @jamespomfret  reports from inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where anti-government protesters have barricaded themselves in. @leighsales  #HongKong  #abc730 

Hong Kong protest: police storm Polytechnic University after standoff with protesters – live

Many young activists who answered the call to support the occupation of Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University now need rescuing themselves, writes @dicklp 

Protesters are making a desperate attempt to escape from Hong Kong’s polytechnic university, facing off with riot police.

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Pro-democracy protesters inside Hong Kong's Polytechnic University say they're 'terrified' history will repeat itself. Using the hashtag #Tiananmen2019  they are pleading for help, claiming they fear some people may die in the ongoing siege

Protesters battle water cannon at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The #HongKongProtests  are in their 6th month #香港

NEW Correspondence "International humanitarian norms are violated in Hong Kong" Personal experience from a medical practitioner providing emergency care to injured protesters engaged in violent confrontation with police at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Protests in Hong Kong have intensified with live bullets and explosions as police seek to end the standoff at Polytechnic University.

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