China stays mum as Hong Kong protests against extradition bill
Sunday, 16 June 2019 Chinese state media remained largely silent Sunday as hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people took to the streets to protest against a controversial extradition bill, with social platforms scrubbed clean of any pictures or mentions of the rally.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has indefinitely delayed a proposed law to allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked violent protests in the Asian finance hub. Francesca Lynagh reports.
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