Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong again on Wednesday. They are demonstrating against a controversial bill that would allow the extradition of people arrested in Hong Kong to mainland China. The protesters jammed Lung Wo Road, near the offices of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, and riot police used pepper spray and water cannons to try to push some of the demonstrators back. Several groups are united against the bill, including students, teachers, and business leaders who worry about the creeping influence of Beijing. The legislature had planned on debating the bill on Wednesday, but postponed the action. An estimated one million people protested against the bill on Sunday.
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