Hong Kong Protest: Debate Postponed on Extradition Bill as Crowds Swell in Opposition - USA DAILY NEWS

Hong Kong Protest: Debate Postponed on Extradition Bill as Crowds Swell in Opposition

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HONG KONG—Thousands of protesters blocked roads around Hong Kong’s legislature, forcing lawmakers to postpone debate on a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China.

Crowds of mostly young people, some dressed in black and wearing face masks, dragged metal barriers and linked arms across roads surrounding government headquarters, in scenes reminiscent of the 79-day street protests that paralyzed parts of downtown Hong Kong in 2014.

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