Protesters carry anti-Carrie Lam signs at Sunday’s demonstration. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam warns against businesses going on strike over bill to allow extraditions to mainland China

  • City leader has already refused to budge on proposal, despite march which organisers said drew over 1 million people
  • More than 100 restaurants, stores and businesses vowed to close for a day to let workers join a demonstration planned outside the legislature on Wednesday
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Protesters carry anti-Carrie Lam signs at Sunday’s demonstration. Photo: Edmond So
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Demonstrators march from Causeway Bay to government offices in Admiralty on Sunday to protest against the proposed extradition bill. Photo: SCMP/Robert Ng

US State Department and UK’s Asia minister express support for Hongkongers protesting extradition bill

  • The US government issues its most strongly worded critique yet of proposed changes to the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance
  • The UK’s minister for Asia and the Pacific speaks of a potential ‘chilling effect’ on Hong Kong’s rights and freedom
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Demonstrators march from Causeway Bay to government offices in Admiralty on Sunday to protest against the proposed extradition bill. Photo: SCMP/Robert Ng
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