Hong Kong on Edge After Historic Night of Vandalism and Tear Gas

The government’s han­dling of the extra­di­tion bill issue has rein­vig­o­rat­ed what was an ail­ing pro-democ­ra­cy move­ment,” said Steve Vick­ers, for­mer head of the Roy­al Hong Kong Police’s Crim­i­nal Intel­li­gence Bureau and chief exec­u­tive offi­cer of risk con­sul­tant Steve Vick­ers & Asso­ciates. A gov­ern­ment crack­down and large-scale arrests of the extreme ele­ments is like­ly and may result in fur­ther, but small­er demonstrations.”