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All who participated in violent and criminal activities that have recently plagued the Hong Kong Special Ad
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ang, a spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, said Tuesday.上海419
The spokesman for the country’s top Hong Kong affairs authority said in a news co
nference in Beijing that the nearly two-month demonstrations in Hong Kong have escalated to being ex
上海419tremely violent and shocking, with a total of 461 people being injured, including 139 police officers.
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oke and petrol bombs, bows and arrows at police, as well as committing crimes such as arson.
“These actions have severely undermined the personal and property safety of police officers and residents of Hong Kong,” Ya
上海419ng said. “They have severely impacted Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability, pushing it into a dangerous abyss.”
Hong Kong’s GDP in the second quarter saw only a 0.6 percent year-on-year increase, with retail and tourism bearing th
e blunt of the downward economic pressure, according to the HKSAR government.上海419品茶微信
On Monday, Hong Kong protesters staged a strike to paralyze Hong Kong by clogging public transportation, resulting in
上海419some 250 flights being canceled, and eight metro lines suspended for over five hours, he said. A total of 18 countries and r
egions have issued travel safety reminders against visiting Hong Kong due to the current situation.
Protesters also removed the Chinese national flag from a flagpole in Tsim Sha Tsui上海419品茶微信
and threw it into the sea, the second incident of its kind in two days. The flags have since been recovered and raised.
In July, protesters tore up copies of the Basic Law of the HKSAR and smeared Chi
上海419品茶微信na’s national emblem. They also broke into and vandalized Hong Kong’s Legislative C
ouncil building, spraying graffiti on the walls and raising the former colonial flag.