Hong Kong shuts government offices, security tight after violent protests
Thursday, 13 June 2019 Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.
According to Reuters, Britain urged the Hong Kong government to “pause and reflect” on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests. Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland...
Hong Kong protesters prepared for demonstrations around the city on Thursday as shopping malls said they would close early to avoid becoming targets and the... Reuters Also reported by •Media OutReach •Deutsche Welle
Protests in Hong Kong have seen violent escalations in recent weeks. Some older men are now entering the fray as buffers between young demonstrators and police,... NPR Also reported by •Reuters •Deutsche Welle •Mid-Day