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HKFP Lens: Hong Kong’s legal sector silently march over extradition bill in ‘biggest demo yet’ by lawyers

Hong Kong’s legal sector staged a rare protest against the city’s controversial extradition bill on Thursday. Clad in black, several thousand lawyers gathered at Central’s Court of Final Appeal before marching in silence to government headquarters in Admiralty. Legal sector lawmaker Dennis Kwok said the protest – the legal sector’s fifth demonstration since the 1997 Handover – was the largest one yet. He said he estimated that 2,500 to 3,000 lawyers participated. Read the full story.

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China extradition protest

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China extradition protest

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China extradition protest

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China extradition protest

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China extradition protest

Michael Vidler (right). Photo: Dan Garrett/HKFP.

China extradition protest

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China extradition protest

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China extradition protest

Martin Lee (centre). Photo: InMedia.hk.

China extradition protest

Alan Leong (centre). Photo: Dan Garrett/HKFP.

China extradition protest

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China extradition protest

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China extradition protest

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China extradition protest

Photo: Dan Garrett/HKFP.

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legal sector march extradition

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legal sector march extradition

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HKFP Lens: Hong Kong's legal sector silently march over extradition bill in 'biggest demo yet' by lawyers