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Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Bill Protests

August 13, 2019

Travelers crowd at the departure hall of the Hong Kong International Airport. One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters crowded into the main terminal.

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Stranded travelers sleep at the check-in counters at the Hong Kong International Airport.

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Stranded travelers sit in the check-in counters at the Hong Kong International Airport. One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters crowded into the main terminal.

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Protesters throw back tear gas canisters in Hong Kong.

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A protester throws back a tear gas canister in Hong Kong.

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A protester runs with a United States flag as tear gas are released on protesters in Hong Kong.

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A protester uses a digger machine to block a road in Hong Kong. Droves of protesters filled public parks and squares in several Hong Kong districts in a general strike staged on a weekday to draw more attention to their demands that the semi-autonomous Chinese city's leader resign.

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Protesters with makeshift shields pass through a subway station on their way to a police station in Hong Kong. Demonstrators in Hong Kong moved en masse to a luxury shopping district after riot police used tear gas to clear out an area they were previously occupying, as the 2-month-old protest movement showed no signs of easing.

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Protesters gather outside the Eastern Court in Hong Kong. Supporters rallied outside a court in Hong Kong ahead of a court appearance by more than 40 fellow protesters who have been charged with rioting.

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Protesters stage a sit-in rally at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong. Protesters clogged the departure area at Hong Kong's reopened airport a day after they forced one of the world's busiest transport hubs to shut down entirely amid their calls for an independent inquiry into alleged police abuse.

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Protesters stage a sit-in rally at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong.

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Travelers wait at the departure hall of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong. Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms.

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Travelers walk past as protesters hold a sit-in rally near the departure gate of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong.

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A woman holds a flower and posters showing people injured by police as protesters stage a sit-in rally at he Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong.

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Protesters use steels barricades to form a defensive line inside the Quarry bay MTR station as they face with riot police in Hong Kong. Police fired tear gas Sunday inside a train station and in several other Hong Kong neighborhoods where protesters occupied roads in another weekend of anti-government demonstrations.

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Riot police use pepper spray against protesters during the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong.

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A traveller pushes his luggage past closed check-in counters at the airport in Hong Kong. Flight operations resumed at the airport morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence highlighting the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the Chinese city that's a major international travel hub.

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Protesters restrain a man on a luggage trolley, who protesters claimed was a Chinese undercover agent during a demonstration at the Airport in Hong Kong.

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Travellers check in on their flights at the airport in Hong Kong. Flight operations resumed at the airport morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence highlighting the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the Chinese city that's a major international travel hub.

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Protesters continue their sit-in rally at the airport in Hong Kong.

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Travellers look at placards and posters placed by protesters at the airport in Hong Kong.

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Protesters run as policemen move in during a demonstration at the Airport in Hong Kong. Chaos has broken out at Hong Kong's airport as riot police moved into the terminal to confront protesters who shut down operations at the busy transport hub for two straight days.

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