Defiant anti-government protesters brought unprecedented violence to Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday night, clashing with riot police after severely disrupting flights and ignoring a tearful warning from the city’s leader that they were pushing the city “into an abyss” by attacking its institutions and “destroying the rule of law”.The late-night chaos came after belligerent protesters spent hours detaining a young man they claimed was an undercover agent from the mainland at the…
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