Chief Executive Carrie Lam, flanked by Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo (left), and Secretary for Security John Lee (right), meets the chairmen and vice-chairmen of four police unions at Government House to offer their members her full support. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam makes first appearance in a week to reassure under-fire police they have her full support

  • Chief executive meets heads of police unions to thank them for staying in their posts and fulfilling their duties under severe pressure
  • Lam’s top officials urge protesters not to vent anger against government on frontline police officers
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam, flanked by Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo (left), and Secretary for Security John Lee (right), meets the chairmen and vice-chairmen of four police unions at Government House to offer their members her full support. Photo: Handout
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Protesters wear their trademark yellow helmets as they gather outside police headquarters in Wan Chai on June 22. Photo: Edmond So

Hard hats, face masks and goggles: the essential wear for Hong Kong extradition bill protesters that is back in fashion five years after Occupy movement

  • Demonstrators splash out on protective equipment again in boon for the city’s hardware shops
  • The safety gear is often handed out for free at impromptu stands at demonstrations
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Protesters wear their trademark yellow helmets as they gather outside police headquarters in Wan Chai on June 22. Photo: Edmond So
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