Police forcibly remove Hong Kong protestors

Hong Kong police have removed protestors kicking and screaming from the city's central business district, Reuters reports.

A protestor is carried away by police in Hong Kong. Credit: Reuters

The protestors had staged an overnight sit-in to follow up yesterday's massive pro-democracy demonstrations, which organisers say attracted over 500,000 people.

A man struggles as police try to remove him. Credit: Reuters

The demonstrators, who numbered roughly 1,000, linked arms to resist efforts to remove them, before police resorted to taking them away one by one.

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Police clash with Hong Kong democracy protestors

Hong Kong police have forcibly removed protestors kicking and screaming from the city's central business district, Reuters reports.