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Democrats decry ‘coup’ as pro-Beijing lawmaker seeks to take over vetting of China extradition bill

Hong Kong’s legislature has been split in a standoff between the pro-democracy and pro-Beijing camps, driven by a rare dispute over the legitimacy of a committee’s leadership. Democrats argued that lawmaker James To had the right to preside over the committee to vet an extradition bill proposed by the government. But the pro-Beijing camp said lawmaker […]