Bill Birtles, ABC News Online: Hong Kong’s reckoning: In a swift and forceful crackdown, protesters face Beijing’s stiff resolve
The methods were familiar but the speed and determination of police is what shocked protesters in Hong Kong the most.
Street by street, block by block, heavily armed riot police fired tear gas, used capsicum spray, fired rubber bullets and used batons to push demonstrators back.
Less than 24 hours after protesters — led by student and Christian groups — surrounded Hong Kong’s legislative building, police were making it clear they would not tolerate another Occupy-style protest.
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