Hong Kong leader warns against 'radical actions' ahead of strike

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Small businesses gearing up for one-day shutdown in protests against proposed extradition law

Hong Kong’s top political leader has urged people to refrain from “radical actions” as small businesses geared up for a one-day shutdown and groups call for a boycott of work and classes to protest against a proposed extradition law.

The bill, which will allow mainland China to pursue fugitives as well as government critics in the former British colony, is due for a second round of debate on Wednesday in the 70-seat Legislative Council, which is dominated by pro-Beijing lawmakers.

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