Protests in Hong Kong turn violent
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Protests in Hong Kong turn violent

Protesters leave the parliament chamber of the government headquarters on July 1, 2019, in Hong Kong. Thousands of pro-democracy protesters faced off with riot police on July 1, during the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule.

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Protesters deface the Hong Kong logo at the Legislative Council on July 1, 2019, in protest of a bill that would allow extraditions to China.  

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Police officers with protective gear retake the meeting hall of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong during the early hours of July 2, 2019. Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong swarmed into the legislature’s main building the previous night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber as frustration over a lack of response from the administration to opposition demands boiled over. 

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Protesters hold up umbrellas as they try to break into the Legislative Council building during the annual pro-democracy march in Hong Kong.

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Protesters use metal rods to smash glass doors and windows of the government headquarters in Hong Kong.

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Protesters break a fence as they attempt to storm into the government headquarters in Hong Kong.

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Protesters gather at the government headquarters in Hong Kong on the 22nd anniversary of the city’s handover from Britain to China.

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Protesters attend the annual pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong on the 22nd anniversary of the city’s handover from Britain to China.

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Protesters smash glass doors and windows of the Legislative Council Complex in Hong Kong.

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Protesters smash glass doors and windows of the government headquarters in Hong Kong.

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Protesters hold placards and banners as they march in a rally in Hong Kong.

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Protesters gather outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong.

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Protesters face off with police on a blocked road next to the Legislative Council in Hong Kong.

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