Hong Kong Protests

Molotov cocktails are left over at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus on Tuesday. Police tightened their siege of the university campus where hundreds of protesters remained trapped overnight Tuesday in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing Chinese control over the semiautonomous city.

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APTOPIX Hong Kong Protests

Protesters react as police fire tear gas in the Kowloon area of Hong Kong on Monday. As night fell, police tightened a siege Monday at a university campus as hundreds of anti-government protesters trapped inside sought to escape. 

Hong Kong Protests

Protesters take a rope down from a bridge to a highway Monday to escape from police at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus. Others tried to escape through a sewer pipe.

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