China Human Rights

A Troubled Hong Kong Returns Violence With Compassion

A riot policeman uses his water bottle to rinse the eyes of a protester doused with pepper spray, outside the Central Government buildings in Hong Kong on Sept. 28, 2014. After this photo was posted to the HK Epoch Times Facebook page, it touched a chord in Hongkongers and went viral. (Yu Gang/Epoch Times)
A riot policeman uses his water bottle to rinse the eyes of a protester doused with pepper spray, outside the Central Government buildings in Hong Kong on Sept. 28, 2014. After this photo was posted to the HK Epoch Times Facebook page, it touched a chord in Hongkongers and went viral. (Yu Gang/Epoch Times)

Commentary HONG KONG—On Sept. 29 the government withdrew the riot police, and at least 100 thousand students and adults continued gathering outside the central government...




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