Hong Kong protesters stage silent sit-in at Yuen Long MRT station | FULL
Hong Kong protesters held a sit-in at a suburban train station on Wednesday evening to mark a month since a violent attack there by masked assailants on supporters of the anti-government movement.
The black-clad protesters flooded into Yuen Long station to commemorate the July 21 rampage by a group of men suspected of organized crime links, in what was a shocking escalation of the city's summer of protest.
Earlier, the protesters observed a moment of silence, then covered their right eyes, a reference to a woman who reportedly suffered a severe eye injury from a police projectile.
Many sat on the station floor, while others walked slowly around the concourse in a protest march.
They also drew attention to what they say is the lack of progress by police in investigating the attack, which left both protesters and passers-by injured. Protesters have accused the police of colluding with the attackers by pointing to their delayed response, but authorities have denied it.
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