Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the press before an Executive Council meeting in Tamar on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defends Beijing’s involvement in extradition bill row, pointing out foreign powers ‘escalated’ controversy

  • Chief executive says mainland involvement was only natural after unnamed foreign powers ‘escalated’ the controversy
  • She adds that critics seized a chance to attack the mainland’s courts and human rights record
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the press before an Executive Council meeting in Tamar on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
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