For nearly two weeks, Polytechnic University'>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 Polytechnic University'>Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
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@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:/
The Polytechnic University'>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.
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The Polytechnic University'>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.
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 Polytechnic University'>Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The #HongKongProtests are in their 6th month #香港
A bloody fight has broken out between protesters and riot police outside Polytechnic University'>Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where upwards of several hundred student protesters have been barricaded inside for days.
Journalist @jamespomfret reports from inside Polytechnic University'>Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where anti-government protesters have barricaded themselves in. @leighsales #HongKong #abc730
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 Polytechnic University'>Hong Kong Polytechnic University
"It feels a bit like an endgame." Sky's Asia correspondent @chesh says violence in the #HongKongProtests is becoming 'more and more tense' after police order lockdown on demonstrations by Polytechnic University. Watch live updates here 👉
Protests in Hong Kong have intensified with live bullets and explosions as police seek to end the standoff at Polytechnic University.