Via Channel 4 – shot by Raul Gallego Abellan.
Roll up kids! A company named Yorkview has been offering adorable Hong Kong police collectors toys including a ‘tear smoke’ police figurine set.
This afternoon, Yorkview removed the officially approved HK$450 set from their website.
An Umbrella Movement video explainer by Anthony Amici.
New acts have just been confirmed for Clockenflap 2014: Flaming Lips, Mogwai, Kool & The Gang, Deserts Xuan & Algae, Derrick Carter Does Disco, LTJ Bukem, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Le1f.
TVB have aired footage allegedly showing seven police officers kicking and punching a handcuffed protester after they were arrested. The protester was Ken Tsang – a Civic Party activist and social worker. The beating, in a dark corner of Tamar Park, lasted four minutes. Netizens have attempted to identify the officers involved as Security Chief Lai Tung-kwok says all of officers have been ‘reassigned’.
Click here for a clearer version of the video. In a statement, police said they will investigate the incident:
A HongWrong.com / Huffington Post cross-feature.
At around 9:40pm last night, a small group of Umbrella Movement activists dragged metal barriers on to Lung Wo Road at the rear of government headquarters. The area near the main Occupy camp was previously open to traffic. But after some debate, a small group of demonstrators moved in to block the road.
With fewer than a dozen police officers on the scene, pro-democracy protesters reinforced barriers on the eastbound side of Lung Wo Road with cable ties. The move came after police cleared an area of barricades at the southern end of the main protest site earlier in the day.
A small group of independent film-makers (all of them foreign residents in Hong Kong) are filming a documentary about the Umbrella Movement.
Here is a taste of a longer film due to be released in a few months time…