Controversial Hong Kong extradition bill officially withdrawn

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Hong Kong authorities officially withdrew the extradition bill that has sparked months-long massive protests and violent riots across the city.

The city’s security chief John Lee announced that the bill was effectively withdrawn on Wednesday. In response, several opposition lawmakers tried to heckle Lee’s speech, demanding his resignation.

The bill, which would have allowed the extradition of criminal suspects from Hong Kong, China’s self-governing territory, to mainland China triggered massive protests in summer. Protesters and human rights campaigners feared that Beijing may use the legislation to target dissidents.

While some rallies remained peaceful, others spiraled into widespread rioting and fierce clashes with police.

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