Rebellious students abandon occupation of Hong Kong campus

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Published November 16, 2019, 2:58 PM

By the Associated Press

HONG KONG— Rebellious students and anti-government protesters abandoned their occupation of at least one major Hong Kong university after a near week long siege by police, but some other schools remained under control of demonstrators on Saturday.

In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, protesters move bricks as they barricade a road near the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong. Protesters who barricaded themselves inside Hong Kong’s universities have tried to turn the campuses into armed camps, resorting to medieval weapons to stop police from entering the grounds. Their weapons include bows and arrows, catapults and hundreds of gasoline bombs stacked up to ramparts – often built by the students. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File

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