Chief Executive Carrie Lam answers media questions ahead of an Executive Council meeting on July 9. She said the extradition bill, which could have allowed fugitive transfers to mainland China, was “dead”. Photo: Felix Wong

The last word on Hong Kong extradition bill: why won’t Carrie Lam say it?

  • The extradition bill has been variously described as shelved, suspended and even dead
  • But why can’t the government say it is “withdrawn”, the one thing protesters have asked for?
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam answers media questions ahead of an Executive Council meeting on July 9. She said the extradition bill, which could have allowed fugitive transfers to mainland China, was “dead”. Photo: Felix Wong
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