Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after protests | ITV News

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Published on 15 Jun 2019, 18:31
Hong Kong's leader has suspended a controversial extradition bill indefinitely after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets this week.

Chief executive Carrie Lam said she took the decision in response to the widespread public anger over a bill which would have allowed authorities to send suspects to stand trial in mainland China.

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