International Business Times
Hong Kong International Airport has cancelled all departures for the remainder of the day Monday, halting operations in one of the busiest terminals in the world as protesters demonstrated here for the fourth day.
All flights not yet checked in by Monday afternoon were cancelled. In a statement, the airport authority cited serious disruption by protests as around 5,000 anti-government protesters have been staging a demonstration at the airport.
Hong Kong police claimed that some of the activists had moved to the departure area of the airport, causing disruptions, but declined to comment if it would move to clear the protesters. More
Things got out of hand over the weekend after police moved in to try to clear protestors from the airport. Officers were apparently using non-lethal rounds and succeeded in taking the eye of one protestor. More