Lawyers in a silent march against the extradition bill, starting from the Court of Final Appeal. Photo: Sam Tsang

‘Record 3,000’ Hong Kong lawyers in silent march against controversial extradition bill

  • Sector speaks out for the first time against a government proposal not directly involving judicial proceedings or a Beijing interpretation
  • Four Nordic chambers of commerce join chorus of opposition against law amendment
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Lawyers in a silent march against the extradition bill, starting from the Court of Final Appeal. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Lawmaker Jeremy Tam is escorted out of the Legislative Council chamber. Photo: Sam Tsang

Opposition lawmakers forced out of Hong Kong’s legislative chamber after occupying it for six hours ahead of protest against controversial extradition bill

  • They had vowed to camp there until Sunday to draw more people to a mass protest over bill
  • Legco Commission ruled they had breached the regulations on the use of conference rooms and took action
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Lawmaker Jeremy Tam is escorted out of the Legislative Council chamber. Photo: Sam Tsang
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