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Hong Kong protesters appeal for international pressure on China at G-20

Protesters attempt to break a pedestrian fence outside Hong Kong Police Force headquarters on June 26. (Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)

June 26 -- The Washington Post

HONG KONG — Protesters in Hong Kong sought Wednesday to rally nations to their side at the upcoming Group of 20 summit, hoping to spur international pressure on China over a proposal to allow extraditions to the mainland.

The appeals for leaders to confront China at the G-20 summit will probably further anger Beijing amid Chinese claims of foreign meddling helping stoke the Hong Kong protests.

Beijing has said its leaders will not discuss the bill during the summit, which begins Friday in Osaka, Japan.

Protesters, meanwhile, surrounded police headquarters in Hong Kong in another public display of frustrations.

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