Hong Kong protesters in opposition to their legislation's proceedings regarding an extradition bill demonstrated outside the Department of Justice's headquarters Thursday to support judicial independence against China.
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"Withdraw the evil bill", protest leader Joshua Wong said to his crowd.
Beijing has strongly refused any dialogue of the issue at the summit, saying matters regarding Hong Kong are an internal Chinese affair.
More protests are being planned for July 1, the Establishment Day holiday that commemorates the 1997 handover of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China and the creation of the so-called special administrative region.
According to the results of aregular survey conducted by the University of Hong Kong, Lam's popularity has dropped to a historic low of 32.8 marks, 10.5 points lower than two weeks prior.
Many residents fear Beijing is already reneging on that deal.
The police classified the demonstration as a riot and defended their tactics but opponents have accused officers of using excessive force and called for an independent inquiry.
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Organizers said about 50,000 people rallied previous year, while police put the number at 9,800 at its peak.
Meanwhile, dozens of Hong Kong and Japanese people staged a rally outside Namba Station in downtown Osaka to call for global support in their fight against the bill that would allow people in the city to be extradited to mainland China to face trial.
Though Abe also touched on the human rights issue of the Uighur minority in Xinjiang, activist Rebiya Kadeer urged Japanese government to to do more to tackle China's human rights violations. The letter says the G20 summit offers "a key opportunity for the world to bring" Hong Kong people's "demands to the table".
They have mustered large crowds in recent years - including a two-month occupation in 2014 - but have failed to win any concessions from Beijing.
Young people from Hong Kong protesting proposed changes to the territory's extradition laws have called for the issue to be brought up at the Group of 20 summit, now underway in Osaka.
"Recent protests in Hong Kong make it even more important on the anniversary of the handover to reiterate that the United Kingdom government's commitment to the Sino-British declaration is unwavering", said Mr Hunt.
Supporters attend a rally to show their support for the police amid criticisms for its alleged mishandling of an anti-extradition protest, in Hong Kong, China June 30, 2019. Organizers estimated that more than a million people took to the streets in the two previous marches in June.
A few dozen protesters broke into the 3,000-square-meter (32,000-square-foot) plot on Friday evening ahead of the midnight handover but they moved away after police arrived to secure the site, a photographer on the scene said.