Record-breaking protests continue in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's chief executive said she will stop pushing a new extradition law in response to protests that grew to an estimated 2 million people.
1:19 | 06/17/19

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Transcript for Record-breaking protests continue in Hong Kong
way, thank you. We turn to the remarkable images overseas. The unfolding crisis in Hong Kong fighting back against pressure from China would allow China to extradite people from Hong Kong and the new protest number, nearly 2 million of the 7 million in that city on the streets and ABC's Bob woodruff is right there in Hong Kong. Good morning. Reporter: What you are seeing right now are protesters chanting, gathering once again, this after most of them voluntarily left the streets peacefully hours after police showed up at dawn asking them to open the road back up and Sunday saw the largest March in Hong Kong's history estimated at 2 million protesters all wearing black. A message about the violence conduct the by police last Wednesday. Also white ribbons and flowers in honor of one 35-year-old protester who fell interest this scaffolding. The mayor of Hong Kong finally apologized and said she will stop pushing for a new extradition law which would enable China to get Hong Kong criminals transferred to the mainland courts but this morning the remaining protesters are surrounding her office here in downtown Hong kooning calling for a rest significanttation and promising they will not stop until she steps down. We will see. 2 million taking to the street like that, thank you.

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