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Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 9, 2019
Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial.
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Published on June 10, 2019 -  00:34
Political crisis builds in Hong Kong after huge protest against extradition law
According to Reuters, Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law. A police spokesman said police estimated 240,000 were on the march β€œat its peak”. Some carried yellow umbrellas - a symbol of the pro-democracy Occupy protests. The demonstration capped weeks of growing outrage in the business, diplomatic and legal communities, which fear corrosion of Hong Kong’s legal autonomy.

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