The protesters in Hong Kong
Along with the protests held and citywide strike. It has been joined by air traffic controllers and representatives of the film industry and art.
Hong Kong police have arrested 82 people during protests on Monday, 5 August. About this newspaper the South China Morning Post.
“With the start of the protests on 9 June 1000 times the police used tear gas and detained 500 people, of whom 82 were arrested today” – leads edition the words of a police spokesperson at a press conference.
Earlier on Monday, opponents of the bill for extradition paralyzed all transport in Hong Kong, including the movement of trains to the international airport.
Along with the protests also goes citywide strike, which is expected to join about 500 thousand employees from 20 business sectors. It has been joined by air traffic controllers and representatives of the film industry and art.
Earlier, the police used tear gas to disperse protesters who surrounded the building of one of police stations and threw stones at police officers. Currently, demonstrations and clashes continue across the city, thousands of demonstrators occupied roads and bridges, blocking traffic.
As you know, in Hong Kong for the third month do not stop mass protests. Their root cause was a bill on extradition to China, which had been postponed, but not withdrawn completely. In the last two weeks the protests are accompanied by regular violent clashes of protesters with the police.
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