Mr Hunt said on Tuesday: "The UK signed an global binding legal agreement that enshrines the 'one country, two systems rule, ' enshrines the basic freedoms of the people of Hong Kong, and we stand four square behind that agreement, four square behind the people of Hong Kong".
The Hong Kong Legislative Council which was founded by colonial administrator Charles Elliot on behalf of Queen Victoria was ransacked by protestors, causing damage to the main chamber.
"So yes I do support them and I will happily speak up for them and back them every inch of the way", the former foreign secretary said.
Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed government.
The station is a controversial symbol of China's presence in Hong Kong.
Britain has summoned the Chinese ambassador after he said that relations between Beijing and London had been "damaged" by Britain's backing of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
The mass protest on July 1, the anniversary of China's takeover of Hong Kong, were mostly peaceful except at the legislative council building where one group of protesters started to smash the glass walls in the afternoon, intent on breaking in to make a statement and claim the council floor.
Steve Vickers, a former head of criminal intelligence for the Royal Hong Kong Police, predicted a nearing government crackdown that will result in long jail terms.
China has said Britain has no more responsibility for Hong Kong.
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"What I was saying was that there would be serious consequences if the legally binding worldwide agreement between the United Kingdom and China, if that was violated".
Students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, another of the eight higher education institutions, were also invited but have not yet decided, a source at the student union there said.
Insisting that the UK's principles were more important than trade relations, Hunt said: "Hong Kong is part of China, we recognise that".
A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week.
The unrest follows months of protests over a contentious bill that would allow Beijing to extradite wanted persons to the mainland, which has also prompted calls for the city's chief executive, Carrie Lam, to resign.
"We need to safeguard whatever freedom and rule of law there is in Hong Kong on an ongoing basis and to fight for democracy".
"To me, the biggest worry is how Hong Kong is losing its independence bit by bit and is getting dangerously close to a country that doesn't value human rights and that doesn't have an independent judicial system", said Edward, an Australian citizen who has worked in the financial sector for 10 years.
Further demonstrations have demanded Lam's resignation and subsequent election for a new city leader, but she has refused to address those requests. "My heart goes out to people who do have to fight for their freedoms and who are anxious they could lose their very, very precious way of life", he said.
"I was texting my colleagues last night just to check whether everyone was okay. and certainly they were very concerned about what was going on and whether anyone they knew was involved".