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Policy and foreign police: why a million protesters engulfed Hong Kong

The idea of Hong Kong being a refuge for Chinese fugitives has never been high up the agenda until now

AFP

Hong Kong witnessed its largest protest since the city’s 1997 handover to China on Sunday as hundreds of thousands came out to oppose plans to allow extraditions to the mainland.

The crowds wanted the city’s pro-Beijing leaders to scrap the proposals, but there is little sign of that happening, and the issue has plunged the city into a political crisis.

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