Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's pledge fails to satisfy
Sunday, 16 June 2019 Tens of thousands of protesters jammed the streets of Hong Kong yesterday in another mass rally despite a pledge by Carrie Lam, the city's embattled Chief Executive, to suspend a controversial new extradition bill.Lam tried to strike...
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 to be extradited to mainland China to stand trial. Lam reportedly expressed 'deep sorrow and...
Protesters have been calling for Lam to resign. Revelations she can't because of Beijing is likely to deepen their disillusionment with Hong Kong's politics. Brisbane Times Also reported by •Al Jazeera •WorldNews
By Sophie Li and M. Terry Cooke*
(FPRI) — On January 29, the Hong Kong governent announced potential amendments to its extradition laws that would allow... Eurasia Review Also reported by •Reuters •Reuters India •SBS •Al Jazeera
Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment. NYTimes.com Also reported by •Seattle Times •CBC.ca •Reuters •Reuters India