Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets At Protesters In “Riot Situation”, by Tyler Durden

The new extradition law China is trying to impose on Hong Kong will make it easier for China to go after political opposition there. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

For decades, China has been terrified – and preparing – for a social uprising on the mainland. It was less prepared for one taking place in Hong Kong.

Two day after a massive, 1+ million protest took place in Hong Kong, with demonstrators demanding the end to a proposal allowing extraditions to China, a follow up protest took place with thousands of people blocking local streets, and Hong Kong police defended the use of tear gas and rubber bullets to control a “riot situation” after protesters tried to storm the chamber where lawmakers were expected to take up – and pass – the controversial bill.

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