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June 12, 2019. A demonstrator throws a canister of tear gas back towards the police outside the Legislative Council. The massive protest against a proposed extradition bill was eventually disbursed by riot police using tear gas, high-pressure water hoses and rubber bullets. (Photo: ©AP Photo/ Kin Cheung.) This photo is licensed; do not copy or download.

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