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Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill that Sparked Protests – Snopes.com

Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill that Sparked Protests – Snopes.com

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations, bowing to one of the protesters’ demands in the hope of ending the increasingly violent unrest. But lawmakers warned that the bill’s withdrawal was not enough to end the turmoil, which …

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Hong Kong extradition protests: Police and protesters clash – BBC News

Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong for the first time since the storming of parliament on 1 July. On Sunday evening riot police charged a group of protesters with batons after warning groups to disperse. Demonstrators were seen using umbrellas to defend themselves from the charge. BBC China …

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