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VoiceHong Kong's leader Carrie Lam on Friday ruled out concessions to "silence the violent protesters", as pro-democracy activists who have staged months of demonstrations rallied at the city's airport.
Hong Kong leader rules out concessions as protesters stage airport sit-in
Lam, whose support for a bill to allow extradition to mainland China sparked the unrest, said the economic impact threatened to be worse than the 2003 SARS outbreak or the 2008 financial crash for the city.
Protesters have staged almost daily rallies and faced increasingly violent confrontations with police, prompting several countries to issue Hong Kong travel warnings for their citizens.

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