(Last Updated On: October 23, 2019)

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s legislature on Wednesday formally withdrew planned legislation that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, meeting one of five demands of pro-democracy protesters but unlikely to end months of often violent unrest.

S.Sudan NEWS PORTAL:  South Sudan’s Kiir accused of being ‘violent, corrupt and despot’

The rallying cry of the protesters, who have trashed public buildings in the Chinese-ruled city and thrown petrol bombs at police, has been “five demands, not one less”, including universal suffrage.

S.Sudan NEWS PORTAL:  Pak handles make #GoBackModi trend on Twitter

(Reporting by Twinnie Siu; Writing by Nick Macfie)

Brought to you by www.srnnews.com

Leave a Reply