The scuffles – the ugliest in Legco’s history – involving dozens of lawmakers from rival camps are to be condemned. Photo: Edmond So
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Cool heads needed as clashing lawmakers bring shame to city

  • Scuffles over the fugitive amendment bill have sent the wrong message out to the world, and legislators should be able to exercise restraint and come to an agreement though rational behaviour

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The scuffles – the ugliest in Legco’s history – involving dozens of lawmakers from rival camps are to be condemned. Photo: Edmond So
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Legislator Abraham Razack is surrounded by lawmakers and the media in chaotic scenes inside the Legislative Council. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong government condemns ‘disorderly and uncontrollable conditions’ after Legco chaos halts meeting of committee reviewing extradition bill

  • Pan-democrats and pro-establishment groups clash after each attempts to hold separate hearings into controversial proposal
  • Pan-democrat Gary Fan collapses as politicians push and shove each other near Legco meeting room
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Legislator Abraham Razack is surrounded by lawmakers and the media in chaotic scenes inside the Legislative Council. Photo: Edmond So
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