Hong Kong protesters have vowed to keep the pressure on Carrie Lam’s administration until the extradition bill is shelved completely. Photo: Sam Tsang

US performs a tricky balancing act amid drama over Hong Kong extradition bill protests

  • Washington’s main leverage has been a threat to modify Hong Kong’s special economic and trade status and its preferential access to US markets
  • While US President Donald Trump has so far taken a restrained stance, members of Congress have reacted more forcefully
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hong Kong protesters have vowed to keep the pressure on Carrie Lam’s administration until the extradition bill is shelved completely. Photo: Sam Tsang
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