Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down
Sunday, 16 June 2019 Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets on Sunday to demand Hong Kong's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill and expressed "deep sorrow and regret" that recent events had stirred "controversies."
Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a vehement show of opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters involved in the latest clashes with the police could be described as "rioters" and that she supported... Reuters Also reported by •Reuters India •SBS •euronews
HONG KONG (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters have kicked off a march from a public park to call for an independent investigation into police... Seattle Times Also reported by •CBC.ca •The Age