Security personnel stormed a subway car at the weekend, using batons and pepper spray on passengers.
Pro-democracy protesters are demanding former colonial power Britain take a stronger stance against China to preserve Hong Kong's special status. Demonstrators also clashed with police in defiance of a protest ban.
Campaigner Joshua Wong has used his trip to Germany to call for an end to police brutality and a broadening of democratic rights in Hong Kong. Talking to DW, he outlined his solution to the ongoing protests.
The pro-democracy activist has been detained for "breaching bail conditions," a week after authorities released him. Police have again fired tear gas at protesters, including some calling on the US president for help.
Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. City authorities responded by limiting access to airport transportation.
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