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Hong Kong police run battles with protesters

An anti-extradition bill protester throws a Molotov cocktail as protesters clash with riot police during a rally to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester throws a Molotov cocktail as protesters clash with riot police during a rally to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester throws a Molotov cocktail as protesters clash with riot police during a rally to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officers point their guns towards anti-extradition bill protesters after a clash, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police officers point their guns towards anti-extradition bill protesters after a clash, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police officers point their guns towards anti-extradition bill protesters after a clash, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A general view shows riot police shooting a tear gas canister as demonstrators take cover behind barricades during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A general view shows riot police shooting a tear gas canister as demonstrators take cover behind barricades during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A general view shows riot police shooting a tear gas canister as demonstrators take cover behind barricades during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Anti-extradition bill protesters take cover from tear gas canisters as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Anti-extradition bill protesters take cover from tear gas canisters as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Anti-extradition bill protesters take cover from tear gas canisters as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Fire is seen after anti-extradition bill protesters threw Molotov cocktails during clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fire is seen after anti-extradition bill protesters threw Molotov cocktails during clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fire is seen after anti-extradition bill protesters threw Molotov cocktails during clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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An anti-extradition bill protester raises his tennis racket while clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester raises his tennis racket while clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester raises his tennis racket while clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-extradition bill protesters react as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters react as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters react as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Riot police fire tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters after a march to demand democracy and political reforms, at Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Riot police fire tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters after a march to demand democracy and political reforms, at Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Riot police fire tear gas to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters after a march to demand democracy and political reforms, at Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Tear gas canisters are lined up after police clashed with anti-extradition bill protesters in Tsuen Wan in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Tear gas canisters are lined up after police clashed with anti-extradition bill protesters in Tsuen Wan in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Tear gas canisters are lined up after police clashed with anti-extradition bill protesters in Tsuen Wan in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Riot police detain a demonstrator during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Riot police detain a demonstrator during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Riot police detain a demonstrator during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Riot police use a water cannon on demonstrators as they clash during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police use a water cannon on demonstrators as they clash during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police use a water cannon on demonstrators as they clash during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Demonstrators use a slingshot as they clash with riot police during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators use a slingshot as they clash with riot police during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators use a slingshot as they clash with riot police during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Anti-extradition bill protesters take cover from tear gas canisters as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Anti-extradition bill protesters take cover from tear gas canisters as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Anti-extradition bill protesters take cover from tear gas canisters as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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A demonstrator stands on a traffic light during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator stands on a traffic light during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator stands on a traffic light during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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An anti-extradition bill protester throws eggs as protesters clash with riot police during a rally to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester throws eggs as protesters clash with riot police during a rally to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester throws eggs as protesters clash with riot police during a rally to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police advance during clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. Picture taken with long shutter speed. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police advance during clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. Picture taken with long shutter speed. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police advance during clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. Picture taken with long shutter speed. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Riot police clash with demonstrators during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Riot police clash with demonstrators during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Riot police clash with demonstrators during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Riot police officers raise a warning flag as they stand guard during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot police officers raise a warning flag as they stand guard during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot police officers raise a warning flag as they stand guard during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A demonstrator holds a flag a during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A demonstrator holds a flag a during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A demonstrator holds a flag a during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Riot police detain a demonstrator as they clash during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police detain a demonstrator as they clash during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police detain a demonstrator as they clash during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A demonstrator uses a slingshot during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A demonstrator uses a slingshot during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A demonstrator uses a slingshot during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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An anti-extradition bill protester holds a flag as he attends a protest at Kwai Chung Sports Ground in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

An anti-extradition bill protester holds a flag as he attends a protest at Kwai Chung Sports Ground in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

An anti-extradition bill protester holds a flag as he attends a protest at Kwai Chung Sports Ground in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Police clash with anti-extradition bill protesters after a protest, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police clash with anti-extradition bill protesters after a protest, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police clash with anti-extradition bill protesters after a protest, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Riot police officer approaches a demonstrator during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police officer approaches a demonstrator during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Riot police officer approaches a demonstrator during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Demonstrators collect bricks as they clash with riot police during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Demonstrators collect bricks as they clash with riot police during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Demonstrators collect bricks as they clash with riot police during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A riot police shoots a tear gas canister during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A riot police shoots a tear gas canister during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A riot police shoots a tear gas canister during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Demonstrators stand behind barricades, surrounded by tear gas, during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators stand behind barricades, surrounded by tear gas, during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators stand behind barricades, surrounded by tear gas, during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Demonstrators stand during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators stand during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators stand during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A demonstrator uses an umbrella to take cover during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A demonstrator uses an umbrella to take cover during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A demonstrator uses an umbrella to take cover during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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An anti-extradition bill protester uses a tennis racket to hit a tear gas canister during a march to demand democracy and political reforms, at Kowloon Bay, in Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester uses a tennis racket to hit a tear gas canister during a march to demand democracy and political reforms, at Kowloon Bay, in Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester uses a tennis racket to hit a tear gas canister during a march to demand democracy and political reforms, at Kowloon Bay, in Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-extradition bill protesters hold makeshift shields as they face riot police during a march to demand democracy and political reforms, at Kowloon Bay, in Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters hold makeshift shields as they face riot police during a march to demand democracy and political reforms, at Kowloon Bay, in Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters hold makeshift shields as they face riot police during a march to demand democracy and political reforms, at Kowloon Bay, in Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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An anti-extradition bill protester mops the ground with dishwashing liquid to try to slip riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester mops the ground with dishwashing liquid to try to slip riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester mops the ground with dishwashing liquid to try to slip riot police during a protest to demand democracy and political reforms, at Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A teenage anti-extradition bill protester is seen during a march to demand democracy and political reforms, in Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A teenage anti-extradition bill protester is seen during a march to demand democracy and political reforms, in Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A teenage anti-extradition bill protester is seen during a march to demand democracy and political reforms, in Hong Kong, China August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Demonstrators march during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Demonstrators march during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Demonstrators march during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Demonstrators build barricades during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators build barricades during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators build barricades during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Demonstrators walk past a graffiti as they march during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators walk past a graffiti as they march during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators walk past a graffiti as they march during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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