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Hong Kong protests: 'No one safe' under extradition - BBC Newsnight

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12/6/2019
Demonstrators rally outside government offices in Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition law.
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Some of the biggest demonstrations ever seen in the former British colony have drawn hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets.

Protesters see the new law - which would allow suspected criminals to be sent to mainland China for trial - as a dangerous attempt to erode the city's judicial independence.

But Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam has refused to scrap the bill.

Our international editor Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the city.

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