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Everything you need to know about the Hong Kong protests as they reach 100 days

WorldNews Monday, 16 September 2019
Everything you need to know about the Hong Kong protests as they reach 100 daysHong Kong has now been convulsed by 100 days of huge, sometimes violent rallies calling for greater democratic freedoms and police accountability. The protest movement looks unlikely to subside any time soon, as demonstrators clashed once again with police over the weekend. Chinese police have arrested 1,453 people during the upheaval. Here’s what you need to know: Why did Hong Kongers take to the streets? It all began with a one-million-strong march on June 9 against a draft government bill that would allow extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China to face trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party. Lawyers and rights groups say China's justice system is marked by torture, forced...
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