An anti-government protester struggles with riot police on Harcourt Road on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong
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Extradition bill withdrawal is only first step on road to reconciliation in Hong Kong

  • After months of often violent protests, city leader must now reach out to public and address deep-seated problems in society

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An anti-government protester struggles with riot police on Harcourt Road on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong
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Carrie Lam told Hong Kong on Wednesday she would formally withdraw her extradition law plans, following her announcement in June the bill was suspended. Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong protests: what is the difference between Carrie Lam suspending and withdrawing extradition bill?

  • After months of political turmoil and violent protests, city leader confirms she will officially withdraw despised bill
  • The Post looks at why Lam’s administration refused to do so earlier and what happens next
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Carrie Lam told Hong Kong on Wednesday she would formally withdraw her extradition law plans, following her announcement in June the bill was suspended. Photo: Robert Ng
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