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Hong Kong: Heavy-handed policing will only inflame protests

Headline Title:  Hong Kong: Heavy-handed policing will only inflame protests 28 November 2014 With thousands of pro-democracy protesters expected to take to Hong Kong’s streets again over the weekend, the city’s police chief must urgently stamp out any arbitrary and excessive use of force by police officers, Amnesty International said.The past two days have seen major police operations to disperse protesters from the Mong Kok area of the city marred by incidents of unjustifiable force against protesters, bystanders and media. “The heavy-handed approach by police violates the protesters’…

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