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Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests

Reuters Wednesday, 12 June 2019 ()
Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people.
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News video: Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters run

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Hong Kong police fired pepper spray at protesters near government buildings on Wednesday as tensions ramped up over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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