Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law

Pro-democracy lawmakers clash with pro-Beijing lawmakers during a meeting for control of a meeting room to consider the controversial extradition bill, in Hong Kong, China May 11, 2019. REUTERS/James Pomfret

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong’s legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over a proposed extradition law that will extend Beijing’s powers over the China-ruled financial hub. One person was taken to hospital. The former British colony is trying to enact rules that would allow people […]

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