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Q&A: Why extradition bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests

Seattle Times Wednesday, 12 June 2019 ()
BEIJING  — Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong’s government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. The protest, which follows a weekend demonstration that drew hundreds of thousands of people opposed to the extradition amendments, reflects growing apprehension about relations […]
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Tens of thousands of protesters stormed key roads next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

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