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 an extradition law that will extend Beijing’s powers over the financial hub. One person was taken to hospital. The former British colony is trying to enact rules that would allow people accused of […]

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