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Hong Kong tense after massive protest

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 02:36

A day after an estimated 2 million protesters hit the streets in Hong Kong, democracy activist Joshua Wong walks free from prison and vows to join the movement. Protesters are demanding Carrie Lam, the city's Beijing-backed leader, scrap a controversial extradition bill and step down. Reuters' James Pomfret explains how China is handling the political crisis.

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A day after an estimated 2 million protesters hit the streets in Hong Kong, democracy activist Joshua Wong walks free from prison and vows to join the movement. Protesters are demanding Carrie Lam, the city's Beijing-backed leader, scrap a controversial extradition bill and step down. Reuters' James Pomfret explains how China is handling the political crisis.

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Hong Kong tense after massive protest

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 02:36