Extradition bill protesters take to the streets of Hong Kong on June 16, 2019, to urge the government to fully withdraw a controversial extradition bill. Photo: Sam Tsang
Extradition bill protesters take to the streets of Hong Kong on June 16, 2019, to urge the government to fully withdraw a controversial extradition bill. Photo: Sam Tsang

US democracy watchdog gives freedom award to Hong Kong protesters

  • Virtual ceremony honours ‘the movement’ in wake of China’s imposition of national security law
  • Previous recipients include Martin Luther King, the Dalai Lama and Uygur activist Ilham Tohti

Extradition bill protesters take to the streets of Hong Kong on June 16, 2019, to urge the government to fully withdraw a controversial extradition bill. Photo: Sam Tsang
Extradition bill protesters take to the streets of Hong Kong on June 16, 2019, to urge the government to fully withdraw a controversial extradition bill. Photo: Sam Tsang
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