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Saturday, 16 January 2021

Timeline: Key dates in Hong Kong's protests

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Timeline: Key dates in Hong Kong's protests
Timeline: Key dates in Hong Kong's protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has formally withdrawn a proposed extradition bill that sparked months of protests in the Chinese-ruled city.

The following is a timeline of the key dates around the extradition bill and the protests it triggered.

Timeline: Hong Kong protests February, 2019 - Hong Kong submits a proposed extradition bill March 31 - Thousands protest the move April 3 - Carrie Lam's government adds amendments ... that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China April 28 - Tens of thousands march on parliament May 11 - Scuffles break out in the legislature May 30 - Hong Kong introduces concessions ... Critics say they are not enough June 12 - Protests turn violent ... Government offices temporarily shut June 15 - Lam delays the proposed law July 1 - Protesters storm the Legislative Council July 21 - "Gangsters" attack train passengers and passers-by Aug.

14 - Clashes occur at the international airport Aug.

21 - Alibaba delays its Hong Kong listing Sept.

2 - Audio reveals Lam's anguish at causing "havoc" Sept.

3 - Lam formally kills the bill but protests look set to continue


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