The Hong Kong Protests:


The Hong Kong protests, also known as the Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill movement, began in June 2019 in response to a proposed bill that would have allowed for the extradition of criminal suspects to mainland China.

The protests evolved to also include demands for greater democracy and police accountability. The protests were marked by clashes between protesters and police, and have led to widespread arrests and international condemnation of the Chinese government's handling of the situation.

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