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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protests: What's next?

Prominent figures in politics and business look at a scarred city's way forward

Hong Kong's political standoff is rooted in a government attempt to amend an extradition law to ease the transfer of criminal suspects to mainland China. (Getty Images)

HONG KONG/TOKYO -- Massive protests in Hong Kong are now in their third month, and the near-daily demonstrations appear to have no end in sight. The rallies have been largely peaceful, but increasingly some have turned violent. The stalemate is rooted in a government attempt to amend an extradition law that would permit the transfer of people to mainland China, which lacks a transparent judicial system, but have expanded to include calls for greater democracy.

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