Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

It’s not too late for Lam to change course on the extradition bill

  • Beijing is now insisting that the move to amend the city’s extradition laws was the Hong Kong government’s idea all along
  • If that’s the case, then the chief executive can take full responsibility, open the door to further public consultation and negotiation, and then fall on her own sword

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Hundreds of thousands of protesters attended a rally against the controversial extradition bill on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong government working to defuse extradition bill crisis, ‘considering pause rather than withdrawal’

  • Dramatic developments as divisions emerge in Executive Council, with some calling for more time and further discussion on the bill
  • Exco convenor Bernard Chan says it will be impossible to rush amended legislation through
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hundreds of thousands of protesters attended a rally against the controversial extradition bill on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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