Protesters hold placards as they march in a demonstration in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill. Reuters
Riot police lined up a few hundred meters (yards) away and shot several volleys of tear gas at the protesters, who sheltered behind a wall of umbrellas across an entire street.
China’s National People’s Congress approved a security law that will allow Beijing’s security agencies to crack down directly on the civil liberties of Hong Kong residents, who have been protesting the regime’s indirect efforts to shrink their freedoms since last summer.
The boycott follows a weekend marred by some of the worst violence since unrest escalated more than three months ago, with protesters burning barricades and throwing petrol bombs, and police retaliating with water cannon, tear gas and batons.
Hong Kong has for long been seen as one of the safest cities in the world, but its recent troubles in the form of protests show no sign of abating and that’s a huge cause for worry. The demonstrators are seeking direct elections for the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s leader, the resignation of the current leader and an investigation
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India’s office space absorption of 38 million sqft across top six cities during Q3 has signalled sturdy momentum despite ongoing global volatility.
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