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mainland cities: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam suspended the bill and apologized for how it was handled, but protesters want it to be formally withdrawn and for Lam to resign, according to Vancouver Courier. Organizers said 230,000 people marched on Sunday, while police estimated the crowd at 56,000. Chanting Free Hong Kong and words of encouragement to their fellow citizens, wave after wave of demonstrators streamed by a shopping district popular with mainland visitors on a march to the high-speed railway station that connects the semi-autonomous Chinese territory to Guangdong and other mainland cities.article continues below Trending Stories Being gay and grey in Vancouver better than ever Vancouver Pride Society rescinds UBC's entry into annual parade This deadly mushroom has been spotted in the City of Vancouver Scheer's climate plan will look at how Canada can cut emissions elsewhere Hong Kong has been riven by huge marches and sometimes disruptive protests for the past month, sparked by proposed changes to extradition laws that would have allowed suspects to be sent to the mainland to face trial. We want to show our peaceful, graceful protest to the mainland visitors because the information is rather blocked in mainland, march organizer Ventus Lau said. As the crowd broke up Sunday night, a few hundred remained and taunted police who had retreated behind huge barriers set up outside the railway station, while others moved to Canton Road, a street lined with luxury boutique stores. We want to show them the true image and the message of Hong Kongers, Chinese media have not covered the protests widely, focusing on clashes with police and damage to public property. ( As reported in the news.