[Hong Kong] Police use rubber bullets as Hong Kong protesters vow 'no retreat'


Executive Member
Oct 23, 2006

Riot police used rubber bullets, batons and teargas against people in Hong Kong protesting against a controversial extradition bill that would tighten Beijing’s grip on the semi-autonomous territory.

Unable to drive away the crowds paralysing the downtown business district on Wednesday, authorities were forced to delay a debate over the bill that would allow criminal suspects in Hong Kong to be sent for trial in mainland China.

Protesters worry Beijing will exploit the law to extradite political opponents and activists to the mainland, where they would meet a Chinese justice system criticised by human rights activists.
I wonder if this is the beginning of a Chinese spring ? :thumbsup: