Protest groups, including teachers, parents, religious officials and two lawmakers gather outside the Chief Executive’s Office on Thursday. Photo: Sam Tsang

No bloodshed, no injuries, no arrests: Hong Kong extradition bill protesters vow peaceful response after deadline passes with demands unanswered

  • Chief Executive Carrie Lam does not respond to calls for her to withdraw controversial bill
  • Groups urge supporters to disrupt city’s transport links, picnic outside government buildings, or go on strike
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Protest groups, including teachers, parents, religious officials and two lawmakers gather outside the Chief Executive’s Office on Thursday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Lau Ming-wai, deputy chairman of the Youth Development Commission, at his office on Wednesday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong youth official praises young protesters’ victory in extradition bill crisis in bid to pacify angry students

  • Lau Ming-wai calls on local leaders, including educators and religious figures, to talk to young people and help prevent the crisis from escalating
  • Even so, student leaders vow to besiege government headquarters if demands are not met on Thursday
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Lau Ming-wai, deputy chairman of the Youth Development Commission, at his office on Wednesday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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