Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill

Riot police pushes back demonstrators during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after more than half a million people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial. Organizers said the turnout outstripped a demonstration in 2003 […]

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