Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill, but refuses to step down
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the most violent protests since the former British colony returned to Chinese rule in 1997.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of a bill that would have allowed people to be sent to mainland China for trial. The chief executive issued the rare apology one day after she...
Lam made the comments at a hospital where three police officers were being treated for injuries sustained in skirmishes on Sunday with demonstrators angry about... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Reuters •SBS •Reuters India •DNA
China's top representative in Hong Kong said Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive who is... CBC.ca Also reported by •Reuters •Reuters India
Hong 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... WorldNews Also reported by •Reuters •NYTimes.com •Seattle Times