The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police
Friday, 14 June 2019 () The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing's influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promised when China took control over the territory (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Petitions are voicing anger over police use of rubber bullets and other forceful means against Hong Kong residents who turned out to protest a bill that would allow suspects detained in Hong Kong to be tried in mainland Chinese courts.
According to Reuters, Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill descended into violent chaos. The bill would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Tens of thousands of protesters...
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