Police officers surround the legislature in the early hours of Wednesday. Photo: Edmond So

Tensions in Hong Kong on rise as city’s leader Carrie Lam gets death threats and more protests loom over extradition bill

  • City prepares for demonstrations, strikes and more turmoil as Legco resumes debating controversial bill
  • Death threats from unknown number of people against chief executive, the justice secretary and their families
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Police officers surround the legislature in the early hours of Wednesday. Photo: Edmond So
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Hundreds gather outside the Legco building in Tamar after it issued an amber security alert. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hundreds gather near Hong Kong Legco a day before second reading of extradition bill, as tensions with police rise

  • At nearby Admiralty station, officers are searching the bags of individuals, with some accusing police of abusing their power
  • A group of church-goers are chanting and singing in opposition to the legislative amendments
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hundreds gather outside the Legco building in Tamar after it issued an amber security alert. Photo: Dickson Lee
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