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Protests in Hong Kong descend into violent chaos

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China, June 12, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China, June 12, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China, June 12, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A protester throws a tear gas canister during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester throws a tear gas canister during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester throws a tear gas canister during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters help a man during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill where tear gas was fired, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

Protesters help a man during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill where tear gas was fired, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

Protesters help a man during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill where tear gas was fired, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret
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Notes against the proposed extradition bill are seen near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China June 13. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Notes against the proposed extradition bill are seen near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China June 13. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Notes against the proposed extradition bill are seen near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China June 13. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Protesters react to a tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters react to a tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters react to a tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A protester throws a brick during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

A protester throws a brick during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

A protester throws a brick during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret
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An umbrella lies on the ground as tear gas is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An umbrella lies on the ground as tear gas is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An umbrella lies on the ground as tear gas is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officers detain a protester during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers detain a protester during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers detain a protester during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A protester holds a shield during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester holds a shield during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester holds a shield during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A police officer holds a sign during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A police officer holds a sign during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A police officer holds a sign during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A protester gestures during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester gestures during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester gestures during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officers react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Protesters are hit by police water cannon during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters are hit by police water cannon during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters are hit by police water cannon during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Protesters march along a street demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a street demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a street demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A police officer fires tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A police officer fires tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A police officer fires tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters gesture during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters gesture during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters gesture during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officers climb the stairs during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers climb the stairs during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers climb the stairs during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters react to tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters react to tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters react to tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A protester rests during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester rests during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester rests during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters use their mobile phones as they stand outside HSBC bank headquarters during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters use their mobile phones as they stand outside HSBC bank headquarters during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters use their mobile phones as they stand outside HSBC bank headquarters during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A protester is carried on a stretcher by paramedics during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester is carried on a stretcher by paramedics during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester is carried on a stretcher by paramedics during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police officers fire tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Protesters react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Protesters react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Protesters react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Lawmakers Jeremy Tam and Alvin Yeung of the Hong Kong Civic Party speak in front of a row of riot police officers during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Lawmakers Jeremy Tam and Alvin Yeung of the Hong Kong Civic Party speak in front of a row of riot police officers during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Lawmakers Jeremy Tam and Alvin Yeung of the Hong Kong Civic Party speak in front of a row of riot police officers during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Protesters react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters react during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officer fires tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officer fires tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Police officer fires tear gas during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters help pro-democracy lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting who got pepper-sprayed during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

Protesters help pro-democracy lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting who got pepper-sprayed during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret

Protesters help pro-democracy lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting who got pepper-sprayed during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/James Pomfret
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Police officers are seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police officers are seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police officers are seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A protester gathers bricks to build a barricade during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester gathers bricks to build a barricade during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A protester gathers bricks to build a barricade during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A street barricade is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 13. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A street barricade is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 13. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A street barricade is seen during a demonstration against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 13. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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