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HKFP Lens: ‘Protect Hong Kong’ – seniors rally against extradition bill in solidarity with young protesters

Thousands of senior Hongkongers rallied in Central on Wednesday against the government’s now-suspended extradition bill. They marched to government headquarters, in solidarity with young protesters, calling for the ill-fated law to be scrapped entirely. Read our full story.

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The banner leading the march reads: “Support the young, protect Hong Kong.” Photo: May James.

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A man holds a placard reading: “Support young people.” Photo: May James.

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The banner leading the march reads: “Support the young, protect Hong Kong.” Photo: May James.

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Photo: May James.

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A man displays a slogan that reads: “For our children and grandchild, refuse the snake dinners and cakes,” referring to freebies distributed by pro-Beijing political parties. Photo: May James.

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The slogan reads: “Carrie Lam the monster, her ill intentions are plain for all to see.” Photo: May James.

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Photo: May James.

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Photo: May James.

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Photo: May James.

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Photo: May James.

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HKFP Lens: 'Protect Hong Kong' - seniors rally against extradition bill in solidarity with young protesters