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A Week in Hong Kong: Travel Guide
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Demonstrations against the bill began in March and April and turned into continuing mass movements in June. Riot police deployed tear gas and rubber bullets , but protesters successfully stalled the functioning of the legislature. A scholar on-field gave an independent estimate of , to , protesters,   while the organisers claimed that two million people participated and the police reported that , people marched at its peak. About 1. Lam suspended the extradition bill on 15 June and declared the bill "dead" on 9 July, but fell short of a promise to withdraw it until 4 September.
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Begin typing your search above and press return to search. Press Esc to cancel. This Wikipedia article covers the anti-extradition protests quite extensively. I spent a week in Hong Kong in July and have received many questions regarding how safe I felt and if someone should consider postponing their planned trip. I want to emphasize that these are my own thoughts and experiences.
Critics fear bill will compromise Hong Kong's judicial system and prove the 'death knell' of 'one country, two systems'. More than a million people in Hong Kong marched on Sunday against a controversial extradition bill that they fear will erode freedom in the semi-autonomous territory. The government has made some revisions to the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Amendment Bill, as it is officially known, which is due for another debate in the Legislative Council, the territory's parliament, on Wednesday. Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, insists the legislation is necessary to allow Hong Kong to better uphold justice and fulfil its international obligations.