Hundreds of protesters gather outside Tin Shui Wai Police station to demand release of three young men who were accused of assault near a Lennon Wall near Tin Shui Wai Bazaar

31st July 2019 – (Hong Kong) At 11pm earlier, three young men who were taking care of a Lennon Wall near Tin Shui Wai Bazaar on Tin Sau Road were arrested for assault and criminal damage.

Two of them was detained and questioned by police at Tin Shui Wai Police station while one of them was admitted to Tin Shui Wai Hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, social worker and lawyer arrived at the scene.

At around 11.45pm yesterday, civilians gathered in front of Tin Shui Wai Station to show solidarity support and to demand the release of the three young men. The station immediately closed its doors to prevent protesters from going in.

Picture credit : Fung Kai Wing
Picture credit : Fung Kai Wing

Both Kwai Chung Police Station and Tin Shui Wai Station were besieged by protesters in one night.