Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader Lam after mass protest
Monday, 17 June 2019 Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty mounts over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and an extradition bill she postponed at the weekend.
Hong Kong protesters remain active in the streets, the morning after a march that organisers say was joined by almost 2 million people, as they seek a complete withdrawal of an extradition bill that has been suspended by government leader Carrie Lam. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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