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GIVEN THEMSELVES A RAISE,
174,000 SALARY THEY HAVE SINCE
2005.
WE HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING THE
PROTESTS IN HONG KONG, THE FIGHT
AGAINST MAINLAND CHINA FOR DAYS
NOW AND THINGS ARE HEATING UP
WHERE IT IS EARLY WEDNESDAY.
THERE ARE CHAOTIC SCENES
CORRUPTING AS THOUSANDS OF
DEMONSTRATORS AROUND GOVERNMENT
OFFICES, PROTESTING AGAINST THE
PROPOSED BILL THAT WOULD ALLOW
PEOPLE TO BE SENT TO CHINA FOR
TRIAL.
CALL MCSHANE WITH THE STANDOFF
JOINING US.
WHAT CAN YOU TELL US?
>> Reporter: IT IS INTERESTING.
POLICE OFFICERS IN RIGHT GEAR
ARE READY TO MOVE IN BUT SO FAR
THESE PROTESTS HAVE BEEN
PEACEFUL.
NINE ADDITIONAL BANDS OF POLICE
OFFICERS, COUNTING THEM BEFORE
GOING ON THE OR JUST ARRIVED BUT
THEY HAVE NOT HAD TO MOVE IN.
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN HONG KONG
IS MANY LOCAL BUSINESSES HAVE
BEEN ENCOURAGED TO CLOSE HER HAD
TO CLOSE BECAUSE THEIR WORKERS
HAVEN'T SHOWN UP FOR WORK.
THERE IS SOMETHING OF A STRIKE
GOING ON IN THE CITY SO PEOPLE
CAN COME OUT AND MAKE THIS
CONTROVERSIAL AND LARGELY
UNPOPULAR EXTRADITION BILL WHICH
WOULD ALLOW PEOPLE CHARGED WITH
A CRIME IN HONG KONG TO BE SENT
BACK TO MAINLAND CHINA WHERE THE
LAWS ARE VERY DIFFERENT BUT WHAT
STOOD OUT TO US SINCE WE SPOKE
TO PROTESTERS IS HOW MANY OF
THEM ARE YOUNG PEOPLE.
>> WE ARE HERE TO SAVE OUR
FUTURE TODAY.
WE ARE HOPING TO SAVE HONG KONG.
WE DON'T HAVE FREEDOM IN CHINA
BUT HONG KONG IS NOT LIKE CHINA.
WE EXPECT THE BIG DIFFERENCE
TODAY.
>> Reporter: YOU CAN SEE LIFE
PICTURES BLOCKS FROM WHERE WE
ARE STANDING OF THE PROTESTERS
GATHERING OUTSIDE THE
LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL WHERE THE
DEBATE ABOUT THIS BILL IS
UNDERWAY AT THIS HOUR.
HERE IS WHAT WE ARE HEARING FROM
INSIDE THAT DEBATE EVEN WITH ALL
THE OPPOSITION FROM THE UNITED
STATES GOVERNMENT NUMBER FROM
THE PEOPLE HERE IN HONG KONG,
THIS EXTRADITION BILL IS
EXPECTED TO FAST-TRACK, A BILL
LIKE THIS MIGHT TAKE WEEKS OR
MONTHS ON A NORMAL DAY OR NORMAL
SET OF DEBATES TO GET PAST, THEY
EXPECT THIS TO PASS AS SOON AS
NEXT WEEK.
WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW IT AS
YOU HEARD FROM THE PROTESTERS WE
SPOKE TO.
MANY ARE VERY CONCERNED THIS
BUSINESS FRIENDLY CITY OF HONG
KONG MIGHT BE CHANGED AND NOT
FOR THE BETTER.
SHANNON: TELL US ABOUT THE
ORIGINS OF HOW THIS WHOLE THING
GOT SPARKED AND WHERE WE ENDED
UP WITH THESE ENORMOUS CROWDS
TAKING TO THE STREETS MULTIPLE
DAYS IN A ROW.
>> Reporter: THE YOUNG MAN WHO
WAS CHARGED WITH A CRIME,
CHARGED WITH STRANGLING HIS
GIRLFRIEND ON A TRIP TO TAIWAN,
TRAVELED BACK TO HONG KONG AND
HAS NOT BEEN EXTRADITED BACK TO
TAIWAN.
THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE
HIGHEST-RANKING POLITICAL
OFFICIAL IN HONG KONG PUSHED IT
FORWARD TO INCLUDE THE POSSIBLE
EXTRADITION TO CHINA AND THAT IS
WHEN THE PROTESTERS TOOK TO THE
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Demonstrators surround government buildings in Hong Kong, protest against extradition bill

1767 Folder Collection
文化學生A7248116 published on June 13, 2019
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