Violent street clashes between protestors and police have forced some businesses to close. Nevertheless, some shop owners support the demonstration against legislation they fear will allow extradition to China.
The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But its suspension does not mean a solution has been found, says DW's Philipp Bilsky. The demonstrators will press on.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has apologized for her handling of the contentious extradition bill after protesters called for her resignation. The city's leader has put the plans on hold, but won't withdraw them completely.
Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroachment.
More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach.
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