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#NOW in Tsim Sha Tsui, umbrella-holding protesters have occupied Salisbury Rd and walked into Nathan Road. Not a huge crowd but many are waiting along roads from TST pier.
Cantonese is difficult but not too difficult
@ Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui
Hold it tight when storm looms - protesting couples in #AntiMaskBan march in Tsim Sha Tsui.
Chan Ka-ming, a pro-democracy district council candidate, is chanting slogan at a TST station exit on Nathan Rd.
How many are marching on Nathan Road? Thousands would be a conservative estimate.
Riot police on guard on a balcony in TST Police Station. Two officers on left pointed their long gun at the marching crowd for a moment before I managed to begin filming.
She, at my waist height, brought her Hello Kitty backpack to the #AntiMaskBan march in Kowloon.
A Bestmart360 shop on Nathan Rd is defaced, and covered with posters saying "Commies Verified".
Policy of tucking in rolled out by #HongKongProtesters to differentiate themselves from undercover police is observed.
Rain is pouring ferociously but #AntiMaskBan protesters march on in Kowloon.
My shoes are already soaked and I can feel a squeeze in every step.
In its latest mass msg, Hong Kong Police ask people to stay home and away from "potential violence and chaos caused by unauthorized public assemblies in multiple districts across the city".
In HK covered by a #MaskBan
(Reminded me of V's last word to Mr Creedy: under this mask is not a flesh, under this mask is an idea)
Talking about deterrence of the #MaskBan which can lead to one year in jail at max, here is one response sprayed on a road divider on Nathan Rd . It say "what the f**k to fear for one year in jail".
Maybe it's been hard to find time for skin care these days in Hong Kong
@ Mong Kok
Orange flag brandished in Mong Kok Police Station and long gun pointed. A female officer shouted thru loudspeaker demanding protesters to leave or there would be forcible dispersal and arrests.
#AntiMaskBan protesters continue to march north along Nathan Rd in light of warning from Mong Kok police
Riot police just wrapped up on Waterloo Rd in Kowloon Tong. Protesters have split into several directions, including those towards Prince Edward and Kowloon City.
A group of protesters, about 100 people, regrouped in Kowloon Tong and but a bit indecisive where to go.
#NOW on Boundary St outside police clubhouse. The group from Kowloon Tong reunited with those in Prince Edward.
#Now on Playing Field Rd at the back of Mong Kok Police Station. Tear gas was fired just now on the other side of the station. Irritated citizens urged the police to stopping firing at protesters, "You are done after this administration steps down, don't you understand?"
One standoff outside at junction of Nathan Rd and Prince Edward Rd West at the far end, behind the two buses, and the other close to Boundary St.
Protesters on Nathan Rd are throwing object ahead, trying to make some roadblock. But they had to retreat as orange flag warning of firing brandished again.
#NOW at junction of Prince Edward Rd West and Lai Chi Kok Rd
#AntiMaskBan protesters regrouped on Lai Chi Kok Rd and Shanghai St in Mong Kok. Lots of bricks have been hurled on road to prevent cars coming close.
A Bank of China branch at junction of Arran St and Shanghai St in Mong Kok is completely ripped open and severely vandalized by #AntiMaskBan protesters. By standing protesters were rather alert to cameras, demanding people not to film.
Automatic sprinkler system at an exit of Mong Kok Station was trigger by a fire made inside on the stairs.
An escalator of Mong Kok MTR Station, which was exposed after glass walls were all smashed, was set on fire by #AntiMaskBan protesters.
A protester was booed by his peers after his petrol bomb failed to add more fire to the burning escalator shaft of Mong Kok Station.
Oil on fire at Mong Kok Station exit at Argyle St. Protesters at the junction of Nathan Rd and Argyle St said either to Tsim Sha Tsui or Kowloon Tong, and people could decide by themselves.
No more "red sea effect" to make way for fire fighters, while #AntiMaskBan protesters continued to break the Mong Kok Station exits on Argyle St, and a fire at an exit across Nathan Rd was burning.
Night falls and riot police sweep in Mong Kok, large group of protesters are marching into Kowloon Tong, an elite neighborhood in Kowloon. Protesters urged peers to walk faster from time to time as they loudly reported what happened in Mong Kok.
Protesters stopped a red private vehicle on Waterloo Rd and broke its window. Other protesters kept calling on those in the middle not to damage the car or scare the family. "There are kids," they shouted. The driver felt quite wronged "why would you do that do me when I ...
...still believe you guys are good people?" the driver's wife at backseat was also upset, "why do this to us? we didn't take any photo." another group of protesters apologised to the family and tried to explain to the kids that they were trying to do something for HK.
My first time to hear a warning from PLA Barracks. This is the Kowloon East Barracks on Waterloo Rd. People shouting from the rooftop didn't identify themselves, but they said 後果自負 to protesters walking to Wong Tai Sin.
People on the rooftop of PLA Kowloon East Barracks used this huge spotlight to comb thru protesters on Waterloo Rd. A yellow flag was brandished but noone on the street without a telescope can read what's on it.
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