PBS NewsHour

What Hong Kong's extradition backpedal means for Beijing

Clip: 06/17/2019 | 12m 48s Video has closed captioning.

Huge demonstrations in Hong Kong protesting a proposed Chinese extradition law seem to have paid off, as the city’s chief executive has indefinitely suspended the controversial legislation. What does the backtracking mean for Hong Kong and Beijing? Nick Schifrin talks to Lee Cheuk Yan, a co-founder of Hong Kong’s Democratic Party, and Doug Paal of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Aired: 06/17/19

Expired: 07/17/19

Rating: NR

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