On July 1, 2003, an estimated 500,000 people took to the streets to protest against proposed national security legislation. Photo: AFP

Organisers hope half a million protesters or more will join mass rally against Hong Kong government’s controversial extradition bill

  • No evidence two petrol bomb attacks on police are related to Sunday’s protest, Civil Human Rights Front says
  • Front convenor believes turnout can rival that of huge demonstration in 2003, which led to then-Hong Kong leader stepping down
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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On July 1, 2003, an estimated 500,000 people took to the streets to protest against proposed national security legislation. Photo: AFP
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Pro-democracy politicians call for Hongkongers to join their march against the extradition bill on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Warning of more protests to come against Hong Kong government’s controversial extradition bill

  • Organising group says it expects 300,000 people at Sunday’s demonstration, and asks marchers to turn up in white
  • Local lawyers also expected to march against the legal amendments, on Thursday
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Pro-democracy politicians call for Hongkongers to join their march against the extradition bill on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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