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Protesters return to streets despite the suspension of Hong Kong extradition bill

Hundreds of thousands of people are protesting in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill, despite the bill having been suspended. The densely-packed crowds are demanding that the bill be completely scrapped. It will allow extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China. The region's leader, Carrie Lam, today apologized for causing "conflict and disputes" over the bill. A day earlier she delayed the bill plans after mass protests this week. Many protesters, who fear increased Chinese influence over Hong Kong are calling on Ms. Lam to resign over the unrest.

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