Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest

Police officers stand near a protester sitting during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China early June 10, 2019. REUTERS/James Pomfret

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Riot police surrounded Hong Kong’s parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China, despite protests from an estimated crowd of more than a million. What began as a peaceful protest through the center of […]

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