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Hong Kong MTR Temporarily Shuts Down Stations in Attempt to Stop Protesters From Gathering

2019-08-26 10:11
Hong Kong—Metro authorities forced citizens in the Kwun Tong district to find other means of transportation on August 24 after temporarily closing some train stations an hour before a scheduled protest. The Mass Transit Railway (MTR) frustrated civilians and protesters, shutting down four stations an hour before a march in the area was planned to start, leaving people inconvenienced and upset.