Protesters cover their faces with posters of Chief Executive Carrie Lam during the march from Causeway Bay to the government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: Winson Wong

Carrie Lam vows to press on with controversial extradition bill despite mass protest but tries to pacify dissenters

  • City’s chief executive speaks out day after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to streets
  • Lam thanks those who took part, saying scrutiny is important part of ‘governance of Hong Kong’
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Protesters cover their faces with posters of Chief Executive Carrie Lam during the march from Causeway Bay to the government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: Winson Wong
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As it happened: How Hong Kong's protest march against the extradition bill turned ugly

  • Mob storms metal barricades, police respond with batons and pepper spray
  • Melee still under way at Legco as police try to disperse angry crowd
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law