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Protesters pack streets around Hong Kong's legislature as leader moves ahead with extradition bill

CBC.ca Wednesday, 12 June 2019 ()
Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the territory's legislature prepares to open discussion on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow residents accused of wrongdoing to be sent to China for trial.
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According to Reuters, Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill descended into violent chaos. The bill would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Tens of thousands of protesters...

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