China condemns Hong Kong protesters as 'thugs'

Beijing vows all those involved in Hong Kong clashes and those behind the demonstrations will be punished.

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    China’s government has condemned protesters in Hong Kong as "thugs" and promised all those involved in violence, and those "behind the scenes" will be punished.

    Tuesday was relatively quiet in Hong Kong, but that does not mean the widespread protests are over.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports.


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