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Hong Kong says Taiwan obstructing murder suspect case for political reasons

Reuters India Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Taiwan authorities are obstructing the case of a murder suspect whose case led to mass street protests in Hong Kong, a Hong Kong government official said on Wednesday.
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A murder suspect whose case was used by the Hong Kong government to push for a controversial extradition bill walked free from jail on Wednesday as the city's authorities squabbled with Taiwan over how to handle a promised voluntary surrender. Michelle Hennessy explains how the day unfolded.

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