A government source said the authorities decided to cancel Legislative Council meetings to help lower tensions in the aftermath of heavy clashes between police and protesters. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong extradition bill: pro-Beijing lawmakers in no hurry to push contentious law through and could extend debate

  • Despite earlier eagerness to have bill passed by next Thursday, camp seems to have had change of heart and is prepared to wait beyond July 1, sources say
  • However if bill is not passed before Legislative Council’s summer recess starts in mid-July, it risks another round of anger and acrimony in the autumn
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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A government source said the authorities decided to cancel Legislative Council meetings to help lower tensions in the aftermath of heavy clashes between police and protesters. Photo: Nora Tam
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