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Protesters march on the streets against an extradition bill in Hong Kong on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Hong Kong residents were gathering Sunday for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with mainland China, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets. AP
Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12, 2019. Reuters
Riot police fire tear gas toward protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Hong Kong police have used tear gas and high-pressure hoses against thousands of protesters opposing a highly controversial extradition bill outside government headquarters. AP
Police officers stand surrounded by tear gas during a rally by protesters against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. - Violent clashes broke out in Hong Kong on June 12 as police tried to stop protesters storming the city's parliament, while tens of thousands of people blocked key arteries in a show of strength against government plans to allow extraditions to China. AFP
Protesters shield themselves with umbrellas against pepper spray used by the police during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. AFP
This picture taken on June 14, 2019, shows a group of student protesters posing while wearing their protective clothing during an interview with AFP in Hong Kong, who took part in the protests on June 12, which saw police armed with tear gas and rubber bullets. - Hong Kong's tech-savvy protesters are going digitally dark as they try to avoid surveillance and potential future prosecutions, disabling location tracking on their phones, buying train tickets with cash and purging their social media conversations. AFP
A woman on a rooftop takes photos of thousands of protesters taking part in a march against amendments to an extradition bill in Hong Kong, China, 09 June 2019. EPA
Protesters hold placards as they stage protest against the extradition law in Hong Kong, Sunday, June 9, 2019. AP
Notices of anti-extradition bill are seen near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China June 13, 2019. Reuters
Students in chains march to protest against the extradition bill in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 8, 2019. AP
In this Monday, March 27, 2017, file photo, Hong Kong's chief executive-elect Carrie Lam stands in front of reporters at government headquarter in Hong Kong. Hong Kong voters cannot directly elect their chief executive. Lam was elected in 2017 by a committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites and is widely seen as the Communist Party's favored candidate. AP
Protesters display a banner as protesters march along a downtown street to against the proposed amendments to an extradition law in Hong Kong Sunday, June 9, 2019. AP
This overhead view shows thousands of protesters marching through the street as they take part in a new rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 16, 2019. AFP
Protesters gesture as they chant 'no extradition' as they rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 9, 2019. AFP
In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, file photo, a protester reacts as she tackled by riot police during a massive demonstration outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. AP
A protester is grabbed by a policeman as he crosses the police line during a rally against the proposed amendments to the extradition law in Hong Kong, Sunday, June 9, 2019. AP
Demonstrators attempt to move metal barricades during a protest against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China June 12, 2019. Reuters
A man waves a British flag as policemen in anti-riot gear stand guard against the protesters on a closed-off road near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. AP
Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12, 2019. Reuters
Protesters react to tear gas during a large protest near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. AP
Protesters run after police fired tear gas during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. AFP
Police officers dissolve the barricades placed by demonstrators in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. AFP
In this July 1, 2003 file photo, tens of thousands of people pack a Hong Kong street while marching to Hong Kong government headquarters to protest the Hong Kong government's plans to enact an anti-subversion bill that critics fear will curtail civil liberties. AP
Police in riot gear walk toward the Legislative Council building during a rally against amendments to an extradition bill in Hong Kong, China, early 12 June 2019. EPA
A participant holds a photo of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam with the words 'step down' on it during the annual candlelit vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Beijing Tiananmen Square massacre at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, China, 04 June 2019. EPA
Protesters march along a downtown street against the proposed amendments to an extradition law in Hong Kong Sunday, June 9, 2019. AP
A protester reacts as police officers clash with protesters in a rally against the proposed amendments to the extradition law at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong during the early hours of Monday, June 10, 2019. AP
Protesters react to a tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12, 2019. Reuters
Police fire tear gas at protesters during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. AFP
An umbrella lies on the ground as a tear gas is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12, 2019. Reuters
A protester sleeps on a road during a rally demanding a complete withdrawal of an extradition bill, outside the Legislative Council building, in Hong Kong, China, 17 June 2019. EPA




Protesters march on the streets against an extradition bill in Hong Kong on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Hong Kong residents were gathering Sunday for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with mainland China, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets. AP
Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12, 2019. Reuters
Riot police fire tear gas toward protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Hong Kong police have used tear gas and high-pressure hoses against thousands of protesters opposing a highly controversial extradition bill outside government headquarters. AP
Police officers stand surrounded by tear gas during a rally by protesters against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. - Violent clashes broke out in Hong Kong on June 12 as police tried to stop protesters storming the city's parliament, while tens of thousands of people blocked key arteries in a show of strength against government plans to allow extraditions to China. AFP
Protesters shield themselves with umbrellas against pepper spray used by the police during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. AFP
This picture taken on June 14, 2019, shows a group of student protesters posing while wearing their protective clothing during an interview with AFP in Hong Kong, who took part in the protests on June 12, which saw police armed with tear gas and rubber bullets. - Hong Kong's tech-savvy protesters are going digitally dark as they try to avoid surveillance and potential future prosecutions, disabling location tracking on their phones, buying train tickets with cash and purging their social media conversations. AFP
A woman on a rooftop takes photos of thousands of protesters taking part in a march against amendments to an extradition bill in Hong Kong, China, 09 June 2019. EPA
Protesters hold placards as they stage protest against the extradition law in Hong Kong, Sunday, June 9, 2019. AP
Notices of anti-extradition bill are seen near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China June 13, 2019. Reuters
Students in chains march to protest against the extradition bill in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 8, 2019. AP
In this Monday, March 27, 2017, file photo, Hong Kong's chief executive-elect Carrie Lam stands in front of reporters at government headquarter in Hong Kong. Hong Kong voters cannot directly elect their chief executive. Lam was elected in 2017 by a committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites and is widely seen as the Communist Party's favored candidate. AP
Protesters display a banner as protesters march along a downtown street to against the proposed amendments to an extradition law in Hong Kong Sunday, June 9, 2019. AP
This overhead view shows thousands of protesters marching through the street as they take part in a new rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 16, 2019. AFP
Protesters gesture as they chant 'no extradition' as they rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 9, 2019. AFP
In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, file photo, a protester reacts as she tackled by riot police during a massive demonstration outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. AP
A protester is grabbed by a policeman as he crosses the police line during a rally against the proposed amendments to the extradition law in Hong Kong, Sunday, June 9, 2019. AP
Demonstrators attempt to move metal barricades during a protest against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China June 12, 2019. Reuters
A man waves a British flag as policemen in anti-riot gear stand guard against the protesters on a closed-off road near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. AP
Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12, 2019. Reuters
Protesters react to tear gas during a large protest near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. AP
Protesters run after police fired tear gas during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. AFP
Police officers dissolve the barricades placed by demonstrators in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. AFP
In this July 1, 2003 file photo, tens of thousands of people pack a Hong Kong street while marching to Hong Kong government headquarters to protest the Hong Kong government's plans to enact an anti-subversion bill that critics fear will curtail civil liberties. AP
Police in riot gear walk toward the Legislative Council building during a rally against amendments to an extradition bill in Hong Kong, China, early 12 June 2019. EPA
A participant holds a photo of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam with the words 'step down' on it during the annual candlelit vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Beijing Tiananmen Square massacre at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, China, 04 June 2019. EPA
Protesters march along a downtown street against the proposed amendments to an extradition law in Hong Kong Sunday, June 9, 2019. AP
A protester reacts as police officers clash with protesters in a rally against the proposed amendments to the extradition law at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong during the early hours of Monday, June 10, 2019. AP
Protesters react to a tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12, 2019. Reuters
Police fire tear gas at protesters during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. AFP
An umbrella lies on the ground as a tear gas is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12, 2019. Reuters
A protester sleeps on a road during a rally demanding a complete withdrawal of an extradition bill, outside the Legislative Council building, in Hong Kong, China, 17 June 2019. EPA




Choi Won-suk wschoi@koreatimes.co.kr


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