Pan-democrat members march to the Chief Executive’s Office at Tamar and hand in petition demanding a meeting with Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor over the controversial extradition bill. 14MAY19 SCMP / Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam says it is ‘almost impossible’ to drop controversial extradition bill

  • Beijing’s liaison office in the city urges public not to heed rumours spread by the opposition
  • In the legislature, two sides again fail to break deadlock after short meeting
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Pan-democrat members march to the Chief Executive’s Office at Tamar and hand in petition demanding a meeting with Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor over the controversial extradition bill. 14MAY19 SCMP / Nora Tam
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Lee Cheuk-yan, in yellow shirt, and Martin Lee Chu-ming, in beige shirt, at a rally in Hong Kong on April 28 opposing the extradition bill. Both men were part of a delegation testifying in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong extradition opponents take their case to the US Congress

  • Delegation warns of dire consequences and seeks immediate action to help derail extradition bill
  • Testimony is part of a campaign that will include a meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Lee Cheuk-yan, in yellow shirt, and Martin Lee Chu-ming, in beige shirt, at a rally in Hong Kong on April 28 opposing the extradition bill. Both men were part of a delegation testifying in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Edmond So
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