Police fire tear gas rounds in front of buses and residential area in Sham Shui Po


15th August 2019 – (Hong Kong) Protesters gathered at Sham Shui Po yesterday to burn joss papers for the 6 protesters who committed suicide. They also burned Hell bank notes bearing government officials’ faces. Some flashed laser pointers at the police station while riot police warned them to stop.

After several rounds of tear gas were fired, most protesters and civilians retreated but the riot police officers continued to fire several rounds on roads with residential apartments. Police officers were condemned for hoisting a black flag in front of a bus and firing tear gas rounds.