Scholars and religious figures urge for investigation into anti-extradition law clashes, as Beijing decries protester ‘violence’

Scholars and religious figures have urged the Hong Kong government to set up an independent inquiry to investigate the clashes between protesters and the police on June 12 over the city’s controversial extradition bill. Pro-democracy lawmakers and activists have accused the police of using excessive force when clearing demonstrators from around Admiralty that day. Police said […]