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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong leader apologizes as protesters pour into streets

Organizers say 2m demonstrate calling for Lam to step down

Protesters gather near Hong Kong's Victoria Park on June 16, demanding that the city's leader step down and withdraw a controversial extradition bill. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)

HONG KONG -- Protesters in Hong Kong demanded the withdrawal of the territory's extradition bill and called for the resignation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam during a massive demonstration Sunday that organizers said drew nearly 2 million people by some estimates.

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