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Hong Kong protests: 'No one safe' under extradition - BBC Newsnight

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Demonstrators rally outside government offices in Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition law. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Some of the biggest demonstrations ever seen in the former British colony have drawn hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets. Protesters see the new law - which would allow suspected criminals to be sent to mainland China for trial - as a dangerous attempt to erode the city's judicial independence. But Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam has refused to scrap the bill. Our international editor Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the city. Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme - with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight Twitter: https://twitter.com/BBCNewsnight Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewsnight