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Why massive turnout at march against Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill could mean game over for leader Carrie Lam despite concessions

  • Chief executive has piled issue of city’s international standing onto the already long list of woes China is confronting in the ongoing trade war
  • There have already been two public protests against the bill, with almost 23,000 turning up at the first and 130,000 at the second
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

‘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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