A woman writes a message next to anti-extradition notes taped to a wall near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Executive councillors’ misreading of public opinion might have hurt the Carrie Lam administration and “one country, two systems”. Photo: EPA-EFE
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

The writing was on the wall for Hong Kong’s extradition bill, so why did Carrie Lam’s cabinet fail to read it?

  • With their complete lack of understanding of public sentiment on the controversial extradition bill, the privileged members of the Executive Council have let down Carrie Lam, and possibly done serious damage to ‘one country, two systems’

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A woman writes a message next to anti-extradition notes taped to a wall near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Executive councillors’ misreading of public opinion might have hurt the Carrie Lam administration and “one country, two systems”. Photo: EPA-EFE
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