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As it happened: A historic day in Hong Kong concludes peacefully as organisers claim almost 2 million people came out in protest against the fugitive bill

  • Estimated turnout almost double the previous week’s march as almost 30 per cent of Hongkongers turn out to call for the withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill and the resignation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam
  • Few thousands remain on the streets singing hymns and praying for the city’s future while police bed down in the legislature
As a peaceful protest march concludes in Hong Kong, those who remain on the streets pray for the city's future. Photo: Dickson Lee
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law
Two police officers stand guard outside The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the HKSAR in Sai Wan. Photo: May Tse

Beijing tells Hong Kong protesters not to become pawns in US-China trade war as it blames foreign powers for inflaming tensions in city over extradition bill

  • Liaison office meets 200 Hong Kong delegates and asks them to support Chief Executive Carrie Lam
  • Officials accuse countries of interfering and complicating the situation
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Two police officers stand guard outside The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the HKSAR in Sai Wan. Photo: May Tse
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