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100 Protesters Remain Holed Up In Hong Kong University Despite Daring Attempts To Escape

8 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

Around 100 anti-government protesters remain holed up at a Hong Kong university as a police siege of the campus enters its third day. Police have surrounded the university and are arresting anyone who leaves. On Monday, groups of protesters made several attempts to escape - including sliding down hoses onto waiting motorcycles. It is not clear whether they managed to evade arrest. Later on Tuesday, about a dozen protesters tried to flee through the university's sewerage system. A Reuters witness who saw them lower themselves into a tunnel wearing gas masks and plastic sheets to cover their...
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Hong Kong protesters escape through sewers in attempt to leave university - video

Hong Kong protesters escape through sewers in attempt to leave university - video

8 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Protesters in Hong Kong have been going into the sewers to escape the Polytechnic University campus they have been occupying since last week, which police have surrounded. About 600 protesters surrendered to authorities overnight, while 200 remain inside the building, which has become the focus of the most prolonged and tense confrontation between police and protesters in more than five months of conflict in the semi-autonomous city. Hong Kong protests: hundreds arrested as university standoff enters third day
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Protesters make desperate escape through sewers as Hong Kong siege continues

Protesters make desperate escape through sewers as Hong Kong siege continues

8 monthes ago   |   By Metro

An anti-government protester attempts to escape the Hong Kong Polytechnic University siege through the sewer system
Anti-government protestors holed up inside a Hong Kong university attempted to crawl through the sewer system in a desperate bid to escape police surrounding the building.
Universities became the latest battleground for protests which have raged for months when demonstrators occupied several campuses, using petrol bombs along with bows and arrows to fend off riot police backed by armoured cars and water cannon.
Those barricaded inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic building are...
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