The protesters say they now demand an independent probe into police brutality and an amnesty for the violent protesters in police custody, among other things.
A prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was arrested by police, his organisation said on Monday, after a protest he helped organise in the financial district a day earlier turned violent with officers firing tear gas to disperse the crowds.
But when the crowd swelled and overflowed onto the surrounding streets, some demonstrators temporarily barricaded the streets with umbrellas, traffic cones and other street furniture and dug bricks from the sidewalk. The crowd easily filled the park and protesters spilled into the nearby streets.
A protester who identified himself as K, told The Epoch Times' sister media NTD that he was concerned that Hong Kong police have become more aggressive and beaten protesters-not just the more aggressive protesters who are at the frontlines, but also those who are nonviolent.
Traffic through Hong Kong International Airport declined across the board previous year as months of unrest, including protest-related closures at the transit hub. "This rally was supposed to be a march and the police only gave approval to the rally".
At multiple locations in Central, police fired rounds of tear gas in an attempt to clear protesters.
A Hong Kong police officer has been suspended and investigated after being arrested for posting anti-extradition messages on a Lennon Wall in the special administrative region on Saturday morning (Jan. 18).
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Police said some protesters began vandalising buildings and tossing water bottles at officers, prompting them to cancel the event.
When plainclothes police arrived to negotiate with Lau, one officer initially refused to show his police identification card, drawing an angry crowd, according to Lau.
At least 10 people were arrested during the police operation.
They then ran for cover after riot police appeared and raised yellow warning flags, telling demonstrators that they should disperse because they were participating in an illegal assembly. She added the group has not yet met with the police commander in charge of the July incident in Yuen Long when subway riders were violently attacked, it said.
One of the organizers was also arrested for "repeatedly" obstructing officers, Ng said, without identifying the person.
In another statement, the spokesman said: "The HKSAR Government deeply regrets that some participants of the public meeting had called on foreign governments to intervene in the affairs of Hong Kong and to impose sanctions".