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Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally

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Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rallyHONG KONG: Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader on Monday refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came out to oppose the proposal. Striking a defiant tone after the city's largest protest since the 1997 handover, chief executive Carrie Lam said the legislature would debate the bill on Wednesday as planned, rejecting calls to delay or withdraw the law. The decision sets her administration on a collision course with opponents who decried her stance and called on supporters to rally outside parliament on Wednesday or hold strikes. "She's really pushing Hong Kong towards the brink of a precipice,"...
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HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Monday that she has no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extradition to China, despite mass protests against it. According to The New York Times, the Hong Kong government has proposed an extradition bill that will allow...

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