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× Beijing says it will ‘firmly support’ Hong Kong leader Lam

BEIJING, China --- Beijing reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Monday after a massive demonstration demanding her resignation over a controversial extradition bill.

Protest organizers said some 2 million people choked Hong Kong's streets on Sunday --- despite Lam's decision to indefinitely suspend passage of the bill a day earlier.

Critics fear the Beijing-backed…