Riot police arrived en masse. Some protesters left as they were arriving. Tear gas dispensed to deal with protesters who had not left. Police showing signs to protesters which warn them that they are acting against the law and that force will be used if necessary. Live coverage on Sky News.HKP are extremely well resourced and equipped, they’ve got lots of toys to play with when it comes to ‘appropriate force’.
The group occupying Parliament is pretty small, when action comes it will be pretty swift. The HKP will probably hang-back until the early hours hoping fatigue has an impact on the occupiers resolve.
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