Protesters crowd the streets in Causeway Bay, their sheer numbers creating a queue so long that those at the end of the march have not even moved an hour after the event launched. Photo: Robert Ng

Estimated 130,000 protesters join march against proposed extradition law that will allow transfer of fugitives from Hong Kong to mainland China

  • Last of the protesters leave starting point in Causeway Bay two hours after march starts
  • Government’s No 2 official, Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung, says turnout is not a big concern
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Protesters crowd the streets in Causeway Bay, their sheer numbers creating a queue so long that those at the end of the march have not even moved an hour after the event launched. Photo: Robert Ng
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Simon Young’s suggestion is an attempt to bridge the divide between two opposing views. Photo: SCMP

Give Hong Kong legislators power to veto fugitive deals as extra safeguard amid controversy over proposed extradition changes, says law professor Simon Young

  • Lawmakers could scrutinise each one-off extradition arrangement after a provisional arrest is made, he says
  • Former governor Chris Patten the latest person to hit out at government proposal, calling it an ‘assault on Hong Kong’s values, stability and security’
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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