(June 16): Hundreds of thousands of black-clad demonstrators are marching through central Hong Kong in a show of defiance after the city’s leader suspended consideration of the China-backed extradition plan that has already sparked some of the biggest protests in the city in decades.

Organisers say that Sunday’s protest may be larger than last week’s demonstration, when they estimated more than 1 million people filed through the city center. The police say that rally drew 240,000.

Demonstrators march during a rally in Hong Kong, China, on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Hong Kong is bracing for more demonstrations, with organisers remaining defiant even after the city's chief executive suspended consideration of the China-backed extradition plan that sparked some of the biggest protests in the city in decades.

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