Hong Kong Police Clash with Protesters in Mongkok
Hong Kong riot police clashed with protesters in the densely populated Mongkok region, Tuesday, September 3. Skirmishes broke out after a series of peaceful rallies when a small group surrounded a police station. Protests have been ongoing in Hong Kong for more than three months, many of them violent. China is eager to assuage the unrest before the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1.