The police responded with tear gas and water cannons and used blues with blue dye for the second time. The dye, which is also mixed with tear gas, should mark demonstrators permanently and later have them held lightly.
The violent reaction drove the demonstrators back from the legislature and ushered in a night of cat-and-mouse persecution in the city, where protesters set fire to and destroyed subway stations as the police sporadically arrested them.
According to the hospital authority, at least 28 people were injured on Sunday. Of these, 1
While violence between police and protesters was fairly regular compared to the past few weeks, the ugliest scenes occurred on the edges of the protests, in which both demonstrators and pro-government groups attacked people who disagreed with you.
Later on Sunday, a group of mostly middle-aged men in Hong Kong were observed in strikes and threats against protesters at the North Point area. The area has a large mainland immigrant population and in recent weeks there have been attacks on protesters in the area.
The violence on Sunday occurred after a series of angry clashes on Saturday between anti-government and anti-government groups. Pro-Beijing groups sang the Chinese national anthem and tore off "Lennon Walls," a collection of notes and leaflets set up by demonstrators throughout the city.