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2019-12-11 17:54:50 by curiousGeorge2

This is from South China Morning Post "The extent of Hong Kong’s crisis: let the numbers do the talking"

1. police have arrested well over 5,800 people.

2. At the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where police were accused of traumatising students and interfering in academic freedom by besieging the campus for 12 days, they seized 3,989 bottles of petrol bombs, 1,339 pieces of explosives, 601 bottles of corrosive liquids and 573 other weapons – all to be used to achieve greater democracy, apparently.

3. A tally at the end of October showed that vandals had caused extensive damage at 85 out of 94 MTR stations and 60 out of 68 Light Rail stops, setting fires, smashing equipment and ripping out fixtures. More than 1,600 turnstiles, 960 ticketing and add-value machines, 1,100 CCTV cameras, 125 lifts and escalators, 1,060 glass panel walls and 130 sets of roller shutters were vandalised.

4. Over the same period, the freedom fighters dismantled 45.6km of railings along walkways and dug up around 2,900 square metres of paving blocks on footpaths to block roads and hurl at police.