Hong Kong: Hundreds remember extradition bill protester on anniversary of death

Hundreds of people gathered at Admiralty in Hong Kong Monday to mark the anniversary of the 36-year-old man fell to his death whilst protesting against a now-withdrawn extradition bill. Protesters gathered outside the Pacific Place luxury shopping where anti-extradition bill protester Leung Lingkit fell to his death after unfolding banners against Carrie Lam's extradition bill. last year. Hundreds queued up inside and outside the mall to present flowers to Leung and pay their last respects. Inside the mall, the protesters waved anti-government flags and banners whilst they chanted independence slogans and anthems in unison before heading outside to the makeshift memorial. Police in full riot gear guarded the protesters at the scene. The bill would have allowed people to be sent to mainland China for court trials, sparked months of violent anti-government protests.

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