CHINA Hong Kong, anti-extradition demonstrators are turning to the G20 countries

CHINA Hong Kong, anti-extradition demonstrators are turning to the G20 countries”

"As world leaders world leaders meet at the G20 summit, Hong Kong citizens now urge all of you, including [Chinese President] Xi Jingping, to answer our humble questions: Does Hong Kong deserve democracy?" While the front of the procession reached the consulates, many more were waiting in the park to start their march.

The city with partial autonomy was shaken by numerous demonstrations against the adoption of a bill that would allow extradition of individuals, including foreigners in Hong Kong, to mainland China to stand trial.

Hong Kong's Beijing-appointed leader Carrie Lam, eventually caved in after some of the worst violence seen in decades on the city's streets, with police firing tear gas and rubber bullets. Many donned helmets, masks and goggles, as they cursed Hong Kong's police chief for what they say was a brutal clampdown on some protests in recent weeks.

They also spray-painted and pelted eggs at the building, while occupying nearby roads. "China expresses strong dissatisfaction and resolutely opposes this; we demand the United Kingdom immediately stop interference of any kind in Hong Kong and China's internal affairs".

Hong Kong has a separate legal system from the rest of China under an agreement struck before Beijing took control of the former British colony in 1997. Hong Kong activists opposed to contentious extradition legislation on Wednesday called on leaders of the US, the European Union and others to raise the issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping at this week's G-20 summit in Japan. "We urge the British side to immediately stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs and China's internal affairs in any way".

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Hunt told lawmakers Tuesday no more licenses would be issued "unless we are satisfied that concerns raised on human rights and fundamental freedoms have been thoroughly addressed". Adding "Hong Kong affairs are Chinese domestic affairs; any foreign force has no right to interfere in this".

"China has expressed strong dissatisfaction and resolute opposition to that", he said.

Hong Kong activists have raised HK$5.48 million (US$701,800) in a single day in an online crowdfunding campaign to apply global pressure on the government to completely scrap the now-suspended extradition bill.

"Maybe the pressure from foreign governments can help Hong Kong", said a protester who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of fear of reprisals from authorities.

"Hong Kong has been standing at the frontline of authoritarianism and autocracy".

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