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Hong Kong’s calm broken with tear gas on 12th weekend of consecutive protests

Hong Kong's brief respite from violence has come to an end, with police firing tear gas at demonstrators as the city's protests enter their 12th weekend.

Thousands of protesters took to Kwun Tong district in the city’s east on Saturday, reiterating the five demands that have emerged during this pro-democracy movement, and adding an additional issue: the government’s installation of “smart” environmental monitoring lampposts, which have sparked privacy concerns.

  • Julia Hollingsworth
  • CNN

Protesters attempted to tear down or dismantle the lampposts, while others gathered on the streets and …

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