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Massive protest in Hong Kong against extradition law

Police prevent Civic Party politician Kwok Ka-ki from approaching Government House to join pro-democracy legislators demanding the Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam withdraw a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong, China, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police prevent Civic Party politician Kwok Ka-ki from approaching Government House to join pro-democracy legislators demanding the Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam withdraw a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong, China, June 13, 2019....more

Police prevent Civic Party politician Kwok Ka-ki from approaching Government House to join pro-democracy legislators demanding the Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam withdraw a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong, China, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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People attend a protest following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, under a footbridge leading to the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

People attend a protest following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, under a footbridge leading to the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

People attend a protest following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, under a footbridge leading to the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Notes against the proposed extradition bill are seen near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Notes against the proposed extradition bill are seen near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Notes against the proposed extradition bill are seen near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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People stand at a street barricade during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People stand at a street barricade during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People stand at a street barricade during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 13. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A protester holds an umbrella during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester holds an umbrella during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester holds an umbrella during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A protester throws tear gas canister during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester throws tear gas canister during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester throws tear gas canister during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Police officer holds a sign during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officer holds a sign during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officer holds a sign during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A protester rests during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester rests during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester rests during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Police officers react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Police officers detain a protester during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers detain a protester during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers detain a protester during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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An umbrella lies on the ground as tear gas is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An umbrella lies on the ground as tear gas is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An umbrella lies on the ground as tear gas is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Protesters help a man during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill where tear gas was fired, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

Protesters help a man during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill where tear gas was fired, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

Protesters help a man during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill where tear gas was fired, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret
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Protesters help pro-democracy lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting who got pepper-sprayed during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

Protesters help pro-democracy lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting who got pepper-sprayed during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

Protesters help pro-democracy lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting who got pepper-sprayed during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret
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A protester throws a brick during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

A protester throws a brick during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

A protester throws a brick during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret
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Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Protesters are hit by police water cannon during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters are hit by police water cannon during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters are hit by police water cannon during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A demonstrator sits down in front of riot police during a demonstration to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A demonstrator sits down in front of riot police during a demonstration to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A demonstrator sits down in front of riot police during a demonstration to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officers stand guard outside the Legislative Council building as people protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police officers stand guard outside the Legislative Council building as people protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police officers stand guard outside the Legislative Council building as people protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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People stand outside the Legislative Council building as they protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People stand outside the Legislative Council building as they protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People stand outside the Legislative Council building as they protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Police officers stand guard outside the Legislative Council building as people protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police officers stand guard outside the Legislative Council building as people protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police officers stand guard outside the Legislative Council building as people protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A faithful sings religious songs outside the Legislative Council building as they protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A faithful sings religious songs outside the Legislative Council building as they protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A faithful sings religious songs outside the Legislative Council building as they protest the extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A man meditates amid clashes of demonstrators with riot police during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man meditates amid clashes of demonstrators with riot police during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man meditates amid clashes of demonstrators with riot police during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Police officers use pepper spray against demonstrators during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police officers use pepper spray against demonstrators during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police officers use pepper spray against demonstrators during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Riot police pushes back demonstrators during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Riot police pushes back demonstrators during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Riot police pushes back demonstrators during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Riot police officers stand guard outside the Legislative Council during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Riot police officers stand guard outside the Legislative Council during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Riot police officers stand guard outside the Legislative Council during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A police officer uses a pepper spray during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/James Pomfret

A police officer uses a pepper spray during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/James Pomfret

A police officer uses a pepper spray during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/James Pomfret
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Pro-democracy legislator Claudia Mo speaks during a protest outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Pro-democracy legislator Claudia Mo speaks during a protest outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Pro-democracy legislator Claudia Mo speaks during a protest outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, June 11. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Pro-democracy legislators shout during a news conference over extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy legislators shout during a news conference over extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy legislators shout during a news conference over extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 10. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Demonstrators hold yellow umbrellas, the symbol of the Occupy Central movement, during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 9.

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Demonstrators hold yellow umbrellas, the symbol of the Occupy Central movement, during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 9. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Demonstrators hold yellow umbrellas, the symbol of the Occupy Central movement, during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 9. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A police officer detains a demonstrator during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 9.  
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A police officer detains a demonstrator during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 9. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A police officer detains a demonstrator during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, June 9. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Students chain up themselves as they protest to demand authorities to scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Students chain up themselves as they protest to demand authorities to scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Students chain up themselves as they protest to demand authorities to scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Demonstrators attend a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Demonstrators attend a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Demonstrators attend a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A demonstrator holds up a sign during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A demonstrator holds up a sign during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A demonstrator holds up a sign during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Demonstrators scuffle with police officers during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Demonstrators scuffle with police officers during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Demonstrators scuffle with police officers during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Demonstrators hold up a signs during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Demonstrators hold up a signs during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Demonstrators hold up a signs during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A demonstrator waves a Union Jack flag in front of police officers during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A demonstrator waves a Union Jack flag in front of police officers during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A demonstrator waves a Union Jack flag in front of police officers during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Demonstrators hold yellow umbrellas, the symbol of the Occupy Central movement, and placards during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Demonstrators hold yellow umbrellas, the symbol of the Occupy Central movement, and placards during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Demonstrators hold yellow umbrellas, the symbol of the Occupy Central movement, and placards during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Demonstrators hold yellow umbrellas, the symbol of the Occupy Central movement, during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Demonstrators hold yellow umbrellas, the symbol of the Occupy Central movement, during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Demonstrators hold yellow umbrellas, the symbol of the Occupy Central movement, during a protest to demand authorities scrap a proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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