Violence Erupts In Hong Kong After Withdrawal Of Extradition Bill | NBC News Now


EXECUTIVE’S RESIGNATION. MATT BRADLEY WAS THERE AMIDST MATT BRADLEY WAS THERE AMIDST ALL THE CHAOS. ALL THE CHAOS.>>Reporter: CENTRAL HONG KONG,>>Reporter: CENTRAL HONG KONG, WE’VE BEEN SEEING BATTLES FOR WE’VE BEEN SEEING BATTLES FOR THE LAST SEVERAL HOURS. THE LAST SEVERAL HOURS. THIS IS THE EPICENTER OF HONG THIS IS THE EPICENTER OF HONG KONG. KONG. THIS IS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE THIS IS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE PEOPLE’S LIBERATION ARMY. PEOPLE’S LIBERATION ARMY. THIS IS POLICE HEADQUARTERS. THIS IS POLICE HEADQUARTERS. YOU CAN SEE RUNNING BATTLES YOU CAN SEE RUNNING BATTLES AMONG THOSE HERE IN HONG KONG. AMONG THOSE HERE IN HONG KONG. WATER CANNON. WATER CANNON.>>SOME OF THE WATER THEY WERE>>SOME OF THE WATER THEY WERE FIRING WAS DYED SO THEY COULD FIRING WAS DYED SO THEY COULD IDENTIFY PROTESTERS LATER ON. IDENTIFY PROTESTERS LATER ON. THAT VERY EFFECTIVELY DISPERSED THAT VERY EFFECTIVELY DISPERSED PROTESTERS. PROTESTERS. MISS ARE HERE READY TO DISPERSE MISS ARE HERE READY TO DISPERSE THE REMAINING PROTESTERS WHO THE REMAINING PROTESTERS WHO STILL REMAIN ON THE STREETS. STILL REMAIN ON THE STREETS. NOW, ALL OF THIS GOES TO SHOW NOW, ALL OF THIS GOES TO SHOW THAT EVEN THOUGH TODAY’S PROTEST THAT EVEN THOUGH TODAY’S PROTEST WAS RELATIVELY SMALL, IT RAN WAS RELATIVELY SMALL, IT RAN VERY HIGH. VERY HIGH. WE’RE NOW IN OUR 15th WEEK OF WE’RE NOW IN OUR 15th WEEK OF PROTESTS HERE IN HONG KONG — PROTESTS HERE IN HONG KONG — AND THIS IS NOW ALMOST TWO WEEKS AND THIS IS NOW ALMOST TWO WEEKS SINCE THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF SINCE THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF HONG KONG, CARRIE LAM, WITHDREW HONG KONG, CARRIE LAM, WITHDREW THE EXTRADITION BILL THAT WAS THE EXTRADITION BILL THAT WAS THE GENESIS OF THIS PROET TEST. THE GENESIS OF THIS PROET TEST. THAT CAUSE THE FOUNDATION OF THAT CAUSE THE FOUNDATION OF THIS WEEKS’ LONG PROTEST THIS WEEKS’ LONG PROTEST MOVEMENT BUT STILL THERE ARE MOVEMENT BUT STILL THERE ARE PEOPLE OUT ON THE STREETS. PEOPLE OUT ON THE STREETS. THAT’S WHY WE’RE SEEING THAT’S WHY WE’RE SEEING PROTESTERS CARRYING HIGH-FIVE PROTESTERS CARRYING HIGH-FIVE SIGNS. SIGNS. THEY SAY WE HAVE FIVE DEMANDS THEY SAY WE HAVE FIVE DEMANDS AND CHANTING FIVE DEMANDS, NO AND CHANTING FIVE DEMANDS, NO LESS. LESS. IN ADDITION TO WITHDRAWALING OF IN ADDITION TO WITHDRAWALING OF THE EXTRADITION BILL, THEY WANT THE EXTRADITION BILL, THEY WANT SOME MORE DEMOCRATIC NORMS. SOME MORE DEMOCRATIC NORMS. THEY WANT TO BE ABLE TO HAVE THEY WANT TO BE ABLE TO HAVE MORE OF A SAY IN WHO GOVERNS MORE OF A SAY IN WHO GOVERNS HONG KONG. HONG KONG. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ONE IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ONE IS THEY WANT AN INDEPENDENT INQUIRY THEY WANT AN INDEPENDENT INQUIRY INTO WHAT THEY SAY ARE ACTS OF INTO WHAT THEY SAY ARE ACTS OF POLICE ABUSE. POLICE ABUSE. WE’VE BEEN SEEING THOSE FOR THE WE’VE BEEN SEEING THOSE FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS. LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS. THE INSKRIS NATURE USE OF TEAR

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