Carrie Lam doubles down on her administration’s stance over the controversial extradition bill. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

‘We won’t put important work on hold,’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says in face of legal challenge against extradition plan by fugitive tycoon Joseph Lau

  • Chief executive doubles down on controversial legislative amendments, claiming they are ‘in the public interest’
  • Joseph Lau, who argues the plan is unconstitutional, was jailed in absentia by a Macau court in 2014 over a massive bribes-for-land scandal
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Carrie Lam doubles down on her administration’s stance over the controversial extradition bill. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Marchers on the move on Sunday. Photo: Winson Wong

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets against proposal to extradite suspects to mainland China

  • Organisers say 12,000 took part in the rally against plan to send fugitives across the border
  • Protesters tell of fears about city opening itself up to the long arm of mainland Chinese law
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Marchers on the move on Sunday. Photo: Winson Wong
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