Written by: Huang Yongyu, Yuan Yun, and Lao Minyi
2019-12-15 13:16Last updated: 2019-12-15 15:14
Some netizens launched today (15th) a "Heris CHRISTMAS SHOP" event in multi-regional shopping malls in Hong Kong, calling on citizens to visit multi-regional shopping malls at noon to enjoy lunch at the "Yellow Shop" and to "snap" on social media such as Facebook and Instagram ". Netizens also called on the "Window Shop" in 2 districts including Kowloon Bay Telford Plaza, Kwai Fong Metropolis Plaza, Sha Tin New City Plaza, Taikoo Shing, and Causeway Bay Times Square to see and not buy.
Demonstrators in Taikoo City posted a drinking leaflet in front of Starbucks. (Photo by Yuan Yan)
Police officers subdued at least 2 people on the platform of Telford Plaza. (Photo by Huang Yongyu)
[15:00] Taikoo Shing: Demonstrators walk around the mall while shouting slogans to express their demands, during which citizens continue to join. Taikoo Shing shopping mall security followed.
[14:56] Telford Plaza: At least two young men in black in riot police uniforms.
[14:53] Telford Plaza: Demonstrators sprayed on the wooden fence of Meixin Restaurant.
[14:45] Telford Plaza: Dozens of demonstrators walking around the venue, shouting slogans and raising five fingers, symbolizing the five major demands.
[14:43] Taikoo City: Demonstrators walked around the third floor of the mall. They raised their palms to represent the "five major demands". As they walked, they shouted, "Eating beauty and having no conscience" and "Five demands, one is indispensable."
[14:40] Times Square: Demonstrators wearing masks shouted slogans around multiple floors and waved flags during the period. No mall security was observed to stop them.
[14:37] Taikoo Shing: Demonstrators form a human chain.
Police cars parked outside Telford Plaza. (Photo by Huang Yongyu)
[14:27] Taikoo Shing: Crowds began to gather on the platforms on the 4th and 5th floors, while citizens still took photos in front of the Christmas lights in the atrium.
[14:25] Times Square: Dozens of demonstrators shouted slogans in the mall's atrium, during which there were still citizens and mall decorations taking pictures.
[14:24] Taikoo Shing: Some people started to gather. They shouted the slogans "Return to Hong Kong, Revolution of the Times" and "Dissolve the police force.
[14:20] Telford Plaza: About 20 demonstrators shouted slogans "Five demands, one is indispensable", "No thugs, only tyranny" in the mall, and sang "May the glory return to Hong Kong" pass through the public Join.
[14:00] Telford Plaza: There are four police cars parked near the minibus station.
The restaurants targeted by Maxim's Group, which were targeted earlier, are open as usual at Maxim's Palace, Genki Sushi and Starbucks in Telford Plaza. (Photo by Huang Yongyu)
[13:15] The targeted restaurants of Maxim's Group in Telford Plaza, such as Maxim's Palace, Genki Sushi, and Starbucks, are open as usual. The flow of people in the mall is as usual, and many people are taking photos with the Christmas decorations placed in the atrium. No crowds have been seen nearby.
[13:10] In Times Square, Causeway Bay, the shops are still open as usual, and many people stroll around the mall and take photos with Christmas decorations. There are also many people shopping outside the mall, and several security personnel are visiting. No police cars have been parked for the time being. Police officers outside Times Square are on alert.
[13:08] The scene of Taikoo City was calm, no crowds gathered, and there were security patrols in the mall from time to time.
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