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Protesters bring Hong Kong airport to standstill

All flights had to be cancelled as crowds of protesters occupied Hong Kong’s main air terminal, bringing it to a standstill. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

In an ominous statement, the authorities in Beijing said things had reached a ‘critical juncture’ and declared there should be ‘no leniency or mercy’ shown to those involved in violence. Hong Kong police have defended their crowd control tactics over the weekend – after tear gas was fired in a train station – and a female protestor was shot in the eye. A warning – there are distressing images of the violence in this report.

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