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Hong Kong protesters fear bill allowing extradition to China

Clip: 05/17/2019 | 8m 18s Video has closed captioning.

In Hong Kong, crowds are taking to the streets to protest a new law that allows extradition of suspected criminals to China. The city has long valued its independence, and opponents of the policy fear it will enable China to target critics and create a chilling effect on speech. Nick Schifrin talks to Martin Lee, an attorney and the founding chairman of the first pro-democracy party in Hong Kong.

Aired: 05/17/19

Rating: NR

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