Mothers show their support for the anti-extradition protesters at a sit-in on Friday evening. Photo: Dickson Lee

Mothers stage sit-in in Hong Kong park calling on government to withdraw extradition bill and for Chief Executive Carrie Lam to step down

  • Organisers say at least 6,000 people turned out at rally in city centre public park on Friday evening
  • Protesters also staged demonstrations at MTR stations and Christians sang hymns outside government headquarters in Tamar Park
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Mothers show their support for the anti-extradition protesters at a sit-in on Friday evening. Photo: Dickson Lee
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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
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Hong Kong mothers in Central show their support for the anti-extradition protesters. Photo: Dickson Lee
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