Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 () Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take steps to protect its rights, freedoms and high degree of autonomy.
According to Reuters, Britain urged the Hong Kong government to “pause and reflect” on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests. Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland...
Ms Cheng ruled out an inquiry into the police's use of force, despite protests by human rights groups over the use of rubber bullets and tear gas. At least 72... WorldNews Also reported by •Reuters •CNA •NPR •BBC News
In what is seen as her last chance to stop a snowballing political storm, Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will meet the press at 4pm on Tuesday... WorldNews Also reported by •NPR •Reuters •SBS •Motley Fool