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Mob violence tests limits in Hong Kong

Hong Kong (CNN)Hong Kong's protesters want you to know they're sorry. After ugly scenes at the city's international airport Tuesday, where protesters beat and detained a man they accused of being an undercover police officer for several hours, the largely leaderless protest movement has been engulfed in a bout of soul searching. Why are Hong Kongers protesting?The protests were sparked in early June by a proposed law which would have allowed extradition to mainland China. The bill has been suspended, but protesters now have a much wider host of evolving demands. They targeted the city's airport in part to bring those demands to an international audience.Small groups of protesters gathered at the airport again Wednesday, despite a new injunc ...