violent showdown between police and protesters in Hong Kong. Hundreds of activists storming a barricade outside a Chinese government office on Sunday. Officers unleashing pepper spray in response.>>
> Earlier in the day, thousands of people marched through the streets to show solidarity with the MPs and condemn Beijing's interference in Hong Kong affairs.
The radical lawmakers have sparked controversy, barging into the city's legislative council, after refusing to declare allegiance to China at their swearing-in ceremony. Their oaths were not accepted and Beijing is expected to effectively ban them on Monday.>>