'Fighting for our freedom': protesters flood on to Hong Kong's streets

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Tens of thousands dressed in black march for full retraction of China extradition law

Protesters are flooding into central Hong Kong again over the postponed extradition bill, calling for a full retraction of the legislation amid fears authorities could resume efforts to pass the proposed law if public anger dimmed.

Tens of thousands – possibly hundreds of thousands – took to the streets on Sunday after the chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced she had indefinitely halted efforts to pass a proposed extradition law. The legislation would have allowed residents and visitors to be sent for trial in China’s opaque Communist-controlled court system.

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