Hong Kong extradition protests: Do China demonstrations ever work?
Monday, 10 June 2019 () Public protests play an important role in Hong Kong - as one local journalist has put it, for many demonstrators, protesting is "in their DNA". Since Hong Kongers have the right to protest, but cannot directly elect their government, many see taking to the streets as their way of forcing change - especially with issues they see as threatening the territory's core values. "It might be futile," one of Sunday's protesters, April Ho-Tsing, 29, told the BBC. "But we have to act and show the Hong Kong government, the international press, other Hong Kongers - that we won't just roll over and let the Chinese government walk all over us." And some protests have led to unexpected - and dramatic - wins...
According to a report by Reuters, on Sunday, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public following the second massive protest in a week over a proposed extradition bill that would allow people..
China's government said that it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to China and which... IndiaTimes Also reported by •USATODAY.com •Reuters •BBC News •SBS •Firstpost