Protesters came out in force to say no to Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s extradition bill. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Human sea of white washes through Hong Kong as masses register anger over extradition bill

  • Turnout – which organisers put at 1.03 million – so large the final marchers left starting point in Causeway Bay about four hours after the first group
  • For many, march brought back memories of 500,000-strong protest in 2003, which led to shelving of plans to enact national security legislation
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Protesters came out in force to say no to Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s extradition bill. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.

Shirley Zhao

Shirley Zhao

Shirley joined the Post in 2013 after reporting from China for a Hong Kong-based magazine. She has covered education, and now focuses on housing, land and planning.

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.