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Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for the protests to return on their first anniversary

June 9, 2020

Protesters who protested the Hong Kong government demanded a return to street demonstrations to mark the first anniversary of the movement, which would result in the former British colony’s claim to the passage of a controversial law that would allow suspects to be handed over to the Beijing government .

Social networks and private channels were filled with demands for a new “blooming everywhere” of the protests this Tuesday morning as protesters call for extreme precautions to avoid arrests commemorating the “national awakening”. .

On June 9, 2019, nearly a million people protested on the streets of Hong Kong to demonstrate their rejection of the extradition law, which was then approved by the regional government and which would have enabled suspects to be handed over to the Chinese authorities. continental.

Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for the protests to return on their first anniversaryProtesters in Hong Kong are calling for the protests to return on their first anniversary

Hong Kong’s prime minister, Carrie Lam, was suspended weeks after the controversial law, but regional authorities have refused to accept the protest movement’s four other demands, including opening an investigation into police violence against the protesters.