Hong Kong universities suspend classes

(13 Nov 2019)  The Chinese University of Hong Kong has announced a premature end to the semester after two days of protester-police clashes on campus. Other universities also announced special term arrangements.

CUHK was the epicentre of fierce clashes on Tuesday as demonstrators and police fought for control of No. 2 bridge at the Sha Tin-based campus. Police on Wednesday said that officers had fired around 1,567 tear gas canisters, 1,312 rubber bullets, 380 bean bag rounds and 126 sponge grenades throughout the day, as protesters threw Molotov cocktails and bricks.

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