Police push through barricades against protesters on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

What is behind Hong Kong’s anti-extradition protests?

  • Government’s divisive bill has prompted hundreds of thousands to take to the streets
  • Critics of bill say it could result in Hongkongers being sent to mainland China for trial, but the government says it is necessary
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Police push through barricades against protesters on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.