Fresh wave of protests as Hong Kong ignores deadline to scrap extradition bill

Demonstrators look into their mobile phones at the site of the protests against the extradition bill, along a road near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Several hundred people rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to completely scrap a controversial extradition bill, in the latest wave of protests in the Chinese-ruled city. Demonstrators, mostly students dressed in black, gathered peacefully outside the legislature to vent their […]

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