Anti-extradition bill protesters flee from clouds of tear gas on Queensway Road in Admiralty, outside Pacific Place on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam
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The Hong Kong government must do whatever it can to placate extradition row

  • The city cannot afford more chaos and confrontation, and the priority must be to restore social stability and confidence in our business environment

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Anti-extradition bill protesters flee from clouds of tear gas on Queensway Road in Admiralty, outside Pacific Place on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam
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Hong Kong mothers in Central show their support for the anti-extradition protesters. Photo: Dickson Lee

Government may pause Hong Kong extradition bill in face of more mass protests

  • Several heavyweight advisers tell Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam there is no need to stick to her self-imposed July deadline
  • Executive Council convenor Bernard Chan advises government to re-evaluate situation in light of violence and widespread public backlash
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hong Kong mothers in Central show their support for the anti-extradition protesters. Photo: Dickson Lee
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