Hong Kong mothers in Central show their support for the anti-extradition protesters. Photo: Dickson Lee

Government may pause Hong Kong extradition bill in face of more mass protests

  • Several heavyweight advisers tell Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam there is no need to stick to her self-imposed July deadline
  • Executive Council convenor Bernard Chan advises government to re-evaluate situation in light of violence and widespread public backlash
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hong Kong mothers in Central show their support for the anti-extradition protesters. Photo: Dickson Lee
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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

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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