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Protesters react after tear gas was fired by the police during a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms outside Central Government Complex in Hong Kong, China, August 5, 2019. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-suk
Protesters react after tear gas was fired by the police during a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms outside Central Government Complex in Hong Kong, China, August 5, 2019. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-suk
A combination picture shows anti-extradition bill protesters wearing an eyepatch, in reference to a demonstrator that was injured at previous day's clashes with police during a protest inside the airport terminal in Hong Kong, China August 12, 2019. Reuters
An injured young female medic receives medical assistance after being hit by a pellet round in the right eye during a demonstration in Tsim Sha Tsui neighbourhood in Hong Kong, China, August 11, 2019. Picture taken August 11, 2019. Reuters
Xu Luying, spokesperson for mainland China's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office (HKMAO) of the State Council, speaks concerning the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, at a press conference in Beijing on July 29, 2019. AFP
Anti-extradition bill demonstrators attend a protest at the arrival hall of Hong Kong Airport, China August 9, 2019. Reuters
Protesters stand as they occupy Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok International Airport in Hong Kong, China, 12 August 2019. According to media reports, the Airport Authority said it is virtually shutting down the airport, one of the busiest in the world, as thousands of protesters occupied both the arrival and departure halls of Chek Lap Kok. Hong Kong has been gripped for weeks by mass protests, which began in June 2019 over a now-suspended extradition bill to China and have developed into an anti-government movement. EPA
A protester wears a goggle with a word 'Return' during a protest at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. It is reported that police shot a woman in the eye with a projectile Sunday night during confrontations between protesters and police. AP
Protesters gather near an information board during a protest at the Hong Kong International Airport, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters crowded into the main terminal Monday afternoon. AP
Protesters walk on a highway near Hong Kong's international airport following a protest against the police brutality and the controversial extradition bill on August 12, 2019. - Hong Kong airport authorities cancelled all remaining departing and arriving flights at the major travel hub on August 12, after thousands of protesters entered the arrivals hall to stage a demonstration. AFP
Protesters walk on a highway near Hong Kong's international airport following a protest against the police brutality and the controversial extradition bill on August 12, 2019. - Hong Kong airport authorities cancelled all remaining departing and arriving flights at the major travel hub on August 12, after thousands of protesters entered the arrivals hall to stage a demonstration. AFP
Pro-Democracy protesters throw back tear gas fired by the police during a demonstratrion against the controversial extradition bill in Sham Shui Po district in Hong Kong on August 11, 2019. - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters hit the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday for the 10th weekend in a row, once again defying police after a night of 'hit-and-run' rallies across the city. AFP
Anti-extradition bill protesters react from tear gas as riot police try to disperse them during a protest at Sham Shui Po in Hong Kong, China August 11, 2019. Reuters
Riot policemen move forward to protesters during the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. AP
Police fires tear gas a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms at Tai Po residential area in Hong Kong, China, August 5, 2019. Reuters
Anti-extradition protesters react after police fired tear gas at them in the Admiralty area of Hong Kong, China, 05 August 2019. EPA
A protester throws a tear gas canister back at the police during a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms in Hong Kong, China, August 5, 2019. Reuters
A riot policeman gestures as police disperse the residents and protesters at Sham Shui Po district in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. AP
A picture taken on August 10, 2019 shows road cones lying on the road at the entrance of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel as protesters blocked it after taking part in a rally against a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong. AFP
Anti-extradition bill protesters are seen among the smoke during a protest in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China, August 4, 2019. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-suk
Protesters cast a finger shadow featuring a dog which represents a policeman on the Hong Kong Space Museum using laser pointers during a rally to demonstrate against the arrests of people caught in possession of laser pointers that police classified as offensive weapons because of their ability to harm the eyes in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. AP
Police fire tear gas during a protest in the district of Causeway Bay in Hong Kong on August 4, 2019. AFP
Protesters throw back tear gas cannisters fired by the police in Tai Wai in the New Territories of Hong Kong on August 10, 2019. AFP
Riot police use pepper spray against protesters during the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. AP
Policemen charge and arrest protesters inside the Tai Koo MTR station during the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. AP
An umbrella is abandoned as protesters pull back from tear gas on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. AP




Protesters react after tear gas was fired by the police during a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms outside Central Government Complex in Hong Kong, China, August 5, 2019. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-suk
Protesters react after tear gas was fired by the police during a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms outside Central Government Complex in Hong Kong, China, August 5, 2019. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-suk
A combination picture shows anti-extradition bill protesters wearing an eyepatch, in reference to a demonstrator that was injured at previous day's clashes with police during a protest inside the airport terminal in Hong Kong, China August 12, 2019. Reuters
An injured young female medic receives medical assistance after being hit by a pellet round in the right eye during a demonstration in Tsim Sha Tsui neighbourhood in Hong Kong, China, August 11, 2019. Picture taken August 11, 2019. Reuters
Xu Luying, spokesperson for mainland China's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office (HKMAO) of the State Council, speaks concerning the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, at a press conference in Beijing on July 29, 2019. AFP
Anti-extradition bill demonstrators attend a protest at the arrival hall of Hong Kong Airport, China August 9, 2019. Reuters
Protesters stand as they occupy Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok International Airport in Hong Kong, China, 12 August 2019. According to media reports, the Airport Authority said it is virtually shutting down the airport, one of the busiest in the world, as thousands of protesters occupied both the arrival and departure halls of Chek Lap Kok. Hong Kong has been gripped for weeks by mass protests, which began in June 2019 over a now-suspended extradition bill to China and have developed into an anti-government movement. EPA
A protester wears a goggle with a word 'Return' during a protest at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. It is reported that police shot a woman in the eye with a projectile Sunday night during confrontations between protesters and police. AP
Protesters gather near an information board during a protest at the Hong Kong International Airport, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters crowded into the main terminal Monday afternoon. AP
Protesters walk on a highway near Hong Kong's international airport following a protest against the police brutality and the controversial extradition bill on August 12, 2019. - Hong Kong airport authorities cancelled all remaining departing and arriving flights at the major travel hub on August 12, after thousands of protesters entered the arrivals hall to stage a demonstration. AFP
Protesters walk on a highway near Hong Kong's international airport following a protest against the police brutality and the controversial extradition bill on August 12, 2019. - Hong Kong airport authorities cancelled all remaining departing and arriving flights at the major travel hub on August 12, after thousands of protesters entered the arrivals hall to stage a demonstration. AFP
Pro-Democracy protesters throw back tear gas fired by the police during a demonstratrion against the controversial extradition bill in Sham Shui Po district in Hong Kong on August 11, 2019. - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters hit the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday for the 10th weekend in a row, once again defying police after a night of 'hit-and-run' rallies across the city. AFP
Anti-extradition bill protesters react from tear gas as riot police try to disperse them during a protest at Sham Shui Po in Hong Kong, China August 11, 2019. Reuters
Riot policemen move forward to protesters during the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. AP
Police fires tear gas a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms at Tai Po residential area in Hong Kong, China, August 5, 2019. Reuters
Anti-extradition protesters react after police fired tear gas at them in the Admiralty area of Hong Kong, China, 05 August 2019. EPA
A protester throws a tear gas canister back at the police during a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms in Hong Kong, China, August 5, 2019. Reuters
A riot policeman gestures as police disperse the residents and protesters at Sham Shui Po district in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. AP
A picture taken on August 10, 2019 shows road cones lying on the road at the entrance of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel as protesters blocked it after taking part in a rally against a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong. AFP
Anti-extradition bill protesters are seen among the smoke during a protest in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China, August 4, 2019. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-suk
Protesters cast a finger shadow featuring a dog which represents a policeman on the Hong Kong Space Museum using laser pointers during a rally to demonstrate against the arrests of people caught in possession of laser pointers that police classified as offensive weapons because of their ability to harm the eyes in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. AP
Police fire tear gas during a protest in the district of Causeway Bay in Hong Kong on August 4, 2019. AFP
Protesters throw back tear gas cannisters fired by the police in Tai Wai in the New Territories of Hong Kong on August 10, 2019. AFP
Riot police use pepper spray against protesters during the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. AP
Policemen charge and arrest protesters inside the Tai Koo MTR station during the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. AP
An umbrella is abandoned as protesters pull back from tear gas on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. AP




Choi Won-suk wschoi@koreatimes.co.kr


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