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Battle for the soul of a cityHK’s protests explained

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Demonstrators have again taken to the streets in Hong Kong, massing in the heart of the city to oppose a controversial bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China. [...]
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Protesters Worry HK’s Freedoms Are Gradually Eroding

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Rachel Martin talks to pro-democracy activist and former politician Emily Lau about mass protests in Hong Kong in opposition to proposed legislation to extradite criminal [...]
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HK stocks tumble as city hit by protests

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Stocks sank in Hong Kong as the city was hit by huge protests that saw tens of thousands of people block key roads, businesses shut up shop and unions encourage members to [...]
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HK police fire tear gas, water as protest escalates

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and high-pressure water hoses against protesters who had massed outside government headquarters Wednesday in opposition to a proposed [...]
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US: China extradition plan puts HK special status at risk

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Axios | 6:00 AM

The State Department said Monday that Hong Kong’s special status with the US is at risk over proposed changes to a law that would allow the extradition of individuals [...]
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If HK extradition bill passes, what will happen?

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s government plans to discuss its controversial extradition bill starting Wednesday, but hundreds protested outside the Legislative Council’s building [...]
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Does the extradition law really spell the death of HK? Some businesses say yes

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is a city built for business. Seized by the British after the first Opium War ended in 1842 and used as a base for trade in drugs and other products, in the late [...]
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Explainer: Why proposed changes to HK’s extradition law are fuelling protests

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the [...]
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The Guardian view on HK’s extradition protests: an essential stand

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of thousands have rallied against legal changes that imperil the region’s freedoms. They deserve support, even if China’s leaders are unlikely to shift [...]
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HK football fans boo China anthem as protests swell

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong football fans booed the Chinese national anthem and held signs opposing government plans to allow extraditions to the mainland at a home match against Taiwan on [...]
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HK shops, workers in rare strike to ‘defend freedom’

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear [...]
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Hundreds gather near HK Legco a day before second reading of extradition bill, as tensions with police rise

Hundreds gather near HK Legco a day before second reading of extradition bill, as tensions with police rise

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Two days after clashes between protesters and police outside the Hong Kong government’s headquarters, hundreds have returned to the same grounds in opposition against [...]
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HK braces for more protests over proposed extradition law

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NCB News | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong was hit with more demonstrations and strikes on Wednesday over plans for a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China. The protests, which came three days [...]
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HK extradition bill: education boss Christine Choi condemns teachers and students for plotting classroom boycotts

HK extradition bill: education boss Christine Choi condemns teachers and students for plotting classroom boycotts

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s education authority has hit out at teachers and students for planning to strike against the government’s controversial extradition proposal. [...]
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HK extradition bill: thousands of protesters block city streets and prepare for worst as riot police gather nearby

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Thousands of protesters angry at the Hong Kong government’s contentious extradition bill have blocked streets around the Legislative Council complex on Wednesday, [...]
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