Police Fire a Gun for the First Time at Hong Kong Protest

  • Published: 28 August 2019
  • Things took a turn for the worse in Hong Kong this weekend. Police took unprecedented action on protestors, using water cannons to disperse crowds and later shooting their first live round since protests began 11 weeks ago.

    Scenes of conflict between protestors and police are becoming increasingly common. And now, some youngsters believe that fighting back with force is the only way to get the government's attention.

    “For us, if we don't use radical ways to fight against the government, [then] the government will still see us as nothing,” says 20 year-old Jen, who asked to use a pseudonym due to the heightened security risk.

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Comments • 5 498

  • VICE News
    VICE News   5 months back

    On Sunday, for the first time since the movement started, an officer fired a live round.
    WATCH NEXT: Hong Kong Protesters Are Pissed Police Are Arresting Them For "Rioting" - https://youtu.be/G5x5N8RYV0Y

    • S S
      S S  3 weeks back

      @BirminghamBaron https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_1LErWii8o

    • S S
      S S  3 weeks back

      @Lynn Lynn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_1LErWii8o

    • LiL_MoFam 11
      LiL_MoFam 11  4 weeks back

      VICE News they can make chlorine gas if they want

    • S S
      S S  1 months back

      @Sam L silly commies lies! 美國參議院週一(12月16日)通過7380億美元的「國防授權法案」(NDAA),將2020 財年的國防預算提高200億美元,同時支持港人捍衛自由以及支持臺灣發展防衛能力等。川普總統已表示會立即簽署法案。
      A primary-school-peasant emperor + a kindergarten yes-emperor politician = Destroy HK completely in weeks!!

      Did you masters china criminal party Xi Jinping tell you how ccp is humiliated by Trump in the trade deal?

      Your masters are hiding billions $ in US, HK & democratic west but only paying you 5-mao 5 cents per post spitting lies here

    • S S
      S S  1 months back

      @Lynn Lynn 美國參議院週一(12月16日)通過7380億美元的「國防授權法案」(NDAA),將2020 財年的國防預算提高200億美元,同時支持港人捍衛自由以及支持臺灣發展防衛能力等。川普總統已表示會立即簽署法案。
      A primary-school-peasant emperor + a kindergarten yes-emperor politician = Destroy HK completely in weeks!!

  • SqiffyMarlin
    SqiffyMarlin  4 hours back

    1:08 that face when your realize you joined the wrong team

      EPIC FAIL ANIMATION  1 days back

      1:48 the filter contains asbestos

      • lê phước trần
        lê phước trần  1 days back

        revolution hongkong

        • SπdR
          SπdR  2 days back

          They say 'end the violence' when they are throwing Molotov cocktails.
          Mahatma Gandhi once said, "An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind."

          • Ken SKNY
            Ken SKNY  2 days back

            Lol fighting the HK police. Why? They're not the enemy. The enemy is mainland china so keep destroying your own city, idiots.

            • Lil Trunks
              Lil Trunks  3 days back

              Omg Isobel is vey beautiful

              • True Comrade
                True Comrade  4 days back

                How long till the protesters start using guns

                • Can i get 100 subs without ANY videos?

                  ”Fuek the popo”

                  • Aj Lim
                    Aj Lim  4 days back

                    For some reason this 2019-2020 year are getting into a war

                    • Kwan Mah
                      Kwan Mah  4 days back

                      I am really an isobel yeung fan here.

                      • Darth Turtle
                        Darth Turtle  6 days back

                        Tbf these protesters are getting violent and these police officers just want to go home to their families.

                        Most of them can’t call themselves protesters but instead rioters.

                        • Darth Turtle
                          Darth Turtle  6 days back

                          They got the dog from a supermarket. It’s their dinner for the night.

                          • Ashwin Senawiratne
                            Ashwin Senawiratne  6 days back

                            4:34 read

                            • Li Hong
                              Li Hong  6 days back

                              Joker in the train

                              • Vlow
                                Vlow  6 days back

                                Bro they could use a bb gun or a paintball

                                • Diskord Studioz
                                  Diskord Studioz  7 days back

                                  Next time steal a jackhammer or the Police gun

                                  • naruto uzimaki
                                    naruto uzimaki  7 days back

                                    Korean Police are watching this guys, shhhhhhh

                                    • MyMomWhoopsMeWithHerSlippers

                                      Smh they are fighting for a good cause but they are no better than the police throwing Molotov cocktails and beating police

                                      • General_ScareCrow 01
                                        General_ScareCrow 01  1 weeks back

                                        Let their civil war begin

                                        • WutttGaming (Omlet)
                                          WutttGaming (Omlet)  1 weeks back

                                          Anywhere... Did I only the one that wanna know what mean *"f*ck the popo"*??

                                          • NAKA
                                            NAKA  1 weeks back

                                            The police should join the protest, idk how they really feel. Maybe they're just following orders? Or do most of the people in that area want to be free. Just a thought.

                                            • jojolafrite90
                                              jojolafrite90  1 weeks back

                                              I want to protect these cute Taiwanese girls. I know I couldn't convince them to live with me, and I respect this kind of sense of duty. I want to protect them from this all situation, all that evil.

                                              • Thomas Councilman
                                                Thomas Councilman  1 weeks back

                                                Lol why does this battle feel like a production hell this is revolution the police should either put the protesters into check by killing them or just get their ass handed to them this is getting lame to much bureaucracy I mean lf I was the Chinese government I would just kill the protesters

                                                • Pigeon
                                                  Pigeon  1 weeks back

                                                  Hopefully this isnt like tianamen square

                                                  • 中村航大
                                                    中村航大  1 weeks back


                                                    • Nafiz Karim
                                                      Nafiz Karim  2 weeks back

                                                      controllers beside so called weapons xdddddddddddddddd

                                                      • H.X-KedaR
                                                        H.X-KedaR  2 weeks back

                                                        This situation is getting crazy we need help for everyone

                                                        • aadarsh c
                                                          aadarsh c  2 weeks back

                                                          this should be a anime or something

                                                          • Yee Yee
                                                            Yee Yee  2 weeks back

                                                            I respect the ps4 controller😤

                                                            • xx cringe boi xx
                                                              xx cringe boi xx  2 weeks back

                                                              took the cops long enough

                                                              • John Smith
                                                                John Smith  2 weeks back

                                                                They’re all like vigilantes

                                                                • jackie gamer su
                                                                  jackie gamer su  2 weeks back

                                                                  i understand Chinese like Cantonese but not much mandarin....

                                                                  • cirque de soliei
                                                                    cirque de soliei  2 weeks back

                                                                    They should purposefully set up a “protest” at a location and threaten to use Molotov’s then all the police show up and they actually are all 20 blocks away flanking them lmao

                                                                    • Vlogs Games
                                                                      Vlogs Games  2 weeks back

                                                                      i hope this doesn't escalate to s civil war like ukraine

                                                                      • EmeraldNINjAZXK GG
                                                                        EmeraldNINjAZXK GG  2 weeks back

                                                                        this is a sample of world war 3

                                                                        • Mobro The legend
                                                                          Mobro The legend  2 weeks back

                                                                          If a lot of protestors are attacking you of course you are going to defend yourself with the gun

                                                                          • A person
                                                                            A person  2 weeks back

                                                                            medieval warfare, I thought it ended a few centuries ago

                                                                            • Dylan Barnett
                                                                              Dylan Barnett  2 weeks back

                                                                              Imagine if the protesters had guns

                                                                            • Golden Sparrow
                                                                              Golden Sparrow  2 weeks back

                                                                              First, HONG KONG, then INDIA, now we have IRAN VS US. What's next for 2020? I'd rather pray for asteroids than WORLD WAR III.

                                                                              • Adog
                                                                                Adog  2 weeks back

                                                                                We need Based Stickman now more than ever

                                                                                • Oliver White
                                                                                  Oliver White  2 weeks back

                                                                                  And this is how terrorism starts

                                                                                  • super sandwiche
                                                                                    super sandwiche  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I'm starting to get Syrian vibes from all of this

                                                                                    • LucasDaBoi
                                                                                      LucasDaBoi  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Hmm... I wonder if they arrest you for using weapons again the government

                                                                                    • Beta Wolf339
                                                                                      Beta Wolf339  2 weeks back

                                                                                      I dont if you guys realized but police and government spy's can see all this. And something's like these can give them info

                                                                                      • jacky ho
                                                                                        jacky ho  2 weeks back

                                                                                        The world is over for human.

                                                                                        • Jarno Vdkolk
                                                                                          Jarno Vdkolk  2 weeks back

                                                                                          These guys are going around as anime characters heavily armed? R.i.p cops

                                                                                          • Zombie Foot Soldier
                                                                                            Zombie Foot Soldier  2 weeks back

                                                                                            So it's the second shot heard around the world