EU says escalating violence in Hong Kong ‘unacceptable’

Protesters clash with riot police as they try to leave the surrounded campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), in Hong Kong, China November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission said on Monday that violence in response to the escalating anti-government protests in Hong Kong was unacceptable and called on law enforcement authorities to keep their action “strictly proportionate”. Hong Kong police laid siege to the Polytechnic University on Monday, firing rubber bullets and tear gas to pin back […]

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