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Hong Kong protests: China has 'repeatedly refused' to let leader Carrie Lam resign

WorldNews Monday, 15 July 2019
Hong Kong protests: China has 'repeatedly refused' to let leader Carrie Lam resignHong Kong was reeling from fresh violence between protesters and police on Monday as it was reported that the city’s leader Carrie Lam had attempted to resign several times in recent weeks over the ongoing unrest. Ms Lam, appointed by Beijing, has admitted her government’s “total failure” in handling a proposed extradition bill that would have allowed the territory to deport criminal suspects to mainland China for trial. Public anger at the bill resulted...
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Hong Kong's vaunted police force is facing a crisis of confidence and leadership amid the city's worsening political tensions, according to serving and retired officers, politicians and security analysts. Michelle Hennessy reports.

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