Hong Kong leader says sorry again, protesters reject apology
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has issued another apology for introducing an extradition bill that has seen more than a million people take to the streets in protest. But pro-democracy groups rejected the public apology and demanded she step down. Mia W
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