AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

In this Monday, June 10, 2019, file photo, a protester reacts as police officers clash with protesters in a rally against the proposed amendments to t

In this Monday, June 10, 2019, file photo, a protester reacts as police officers clash with protesters in a rally against the proposed amendments to t

In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, file photo, a protester reacts as she tackled by riot police during a massive demonstration outside the Legislative

In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, file photo, a protester reacts as she tackled by riot police during a massive demonstration outside the Legislative

In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, file photo, a demonstrator throws a canister of tear gas back towards the police outside the Legislative Council in

In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, file photo, a demonstrator throws a canister of tear gas back towards the police outside the Legislative Council in

In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, file photo, riot police fire tear gas towards protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Hong Kong pol

In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, file photo, riot police fire tear gas towards protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Hong Kong pol

In this Sunday, June 9, 2019, file photo, a protester holds up a yellow umbrella as he and others march in a rally against the proposed amendments to

In this Sunday, June 9, 2019, file photo, a protester holds up a yellow umbrella as he and others march in a rally against the proposed amendments to

In this Monday, June 10, 2019, file photo photo, an Indian Rabha tribal Hindu priest dances around burning charcoal as part of rituals during Baikho f

In this Monday, June 10, 2019, file photo photo, an Indian Rabha tribal Hindu priest dances around burning charcoal as part of rituals during Baikho f

In this Friday, June 7, 2019, file photo, female brass band members perform "The Land of the People" during the mass games at the May Day Stadium in P

In this Friday, June 7, 2019, file photo, female brass band members perform "The Land of the People" during the mass games at the May Day Stadium in P

In this Friday, June 7, 2019, file photo, students hold cards to form pattern of smiling face of an old man during the mass game performance of "The L

In this Friday, June 7, 2019, file photo, students hold cards to form pattern of smiling face of an old man during the mass game performance of "The L

In this Saturday, June 8, 2019, file photo, an Indian asthma patient is administered a traditional fish medicine in Hyderabad, India. Every year thous

In this Saturday, June 8, 2019, file photo, an Indian asthma patient is administered a traditional fish medicine in Hyderabad, India. Every year thous

In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, file photo, a waves crashes as people stand on boats on the Arabian Sea coast in Veraval, Gujarat, India. Indian aut

In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, file photo, a waves crashes as people stand on boats on the Arabian Sea coast in Veraval, Gujarat, India. Indian aut

Huge crowds of students and human rights activists protested in Hong Kong against a proposed law that would allow residents to be sent to mainland China for criminal trials. Clashes between the protesters and police were violent at times, with police using tear gas and rubber bullets.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Hindus celebrated the Baikho festival in India's northeastern state of Assam to please a deity of wealth and ask for good rains and a good harvest.

Cyclone Vayu battered part of India's Arabian Sea coast and forced evacuations in coastal communities even as it stayed at sea.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.

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