Published on Jun 12, 2019
Demonstrators rally outside government offices in Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition law. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F
Some of the biggest demonstrations ever seen in the former British colony have drawn hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets.
Protesters see the new law – which would allow suspected criminals to be sent to mainland China for trial – as a dangerous attempt to erode the city’s judicial independence.
But Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has refused to scrap the bill.
Our international editor Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the city.