Protests have intensified in Hong Kong, as protestors continue to block roads in the city centre. In the latest developments, students have taken the fight into universities, as police tried to disperse the crowd by firing teargas, of which two protestors have been seriously injured.

Petrol bombs, nails, rocks and a make-shift brick wall have been utilized by protesters in order to make it as difficult as possible for the police to enter.

The Chinese authorities have labeled these protests as "mob-like" and called blocked a major tunnel.

Protestors have been fighting for pro-democracy, while the Chinese government showed resistance in giving in to the demands, and instead chose to implement new mask laws, which are equated to colonial laws. This has not stopped protestors as numerous people have been arrested, injured and even killed since the protests have been unending.

Protests have been intense not just in China, but as well as Lebanon, which saw the Prime Minister resign after initially refusing to step down. The Lebanese protestors have stressed that the protests are far from over, until a new government has been put in place, as trust has been lost between citizens and government because of unbearable economic pressure which affects citizens as well as a rise in inflation and taxes.

Written by Tevin NKS
Edited by Tevin NKS