Pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu pictured during scuffles between pro-Beijing and opposition lawmakers at the Legislative Council on May 11. Photo: AP

Hong Kong’s brawling lawmakers shamed city and must apologise

  • Whatever the merit of their positions and claims, as representatives of the Hong Kong people, legislators should not have resorted to violent disorder
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu pictured during scuffles between pro-Beijing and opposition lawmakers at the Legislative Council on May 11. Photo: AP
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A security officer tries to stop reporters from entering the bills committee meeting. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong extradition bill explained: how did we get into this mess and what happens next?

  • The impasse in the Legislative Council means pro-establishment lawmakers are looking at radical options to make the bill law
  • Politicians on both sides have proposed solutions and time is running out if government’s July deadline is to be met
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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A security officer tries to stop reporters from entering the bills committee meeting. Photo: Sam Tsang
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