Lawmaker Luk Chung-hung enters Government House. Photo: Dickson Lee

Will extradition bill withdrawal appease or embolden Hong Kong protesters? Pro-Beijing camp fears it will fuel tensions

  • Before broadcast, Lam met with pro-establishment camp at her home, with some lawmakers thinking they may be consulted on invoking emergency law
  • Some complained Lam had failed to consult them, two voiced opposition to giving protesters ‘a victory’ while others feared for November’s district council elections
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Lawmaker Luk Chung-hung enters Government House. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Political scientist Joseph Chan in November 2018. Chan says the public has a trust problem with ‘one country, two systems’. Photo: Nora Tam

Independent panel to investigate Hong Kong protest crisis won’t solve public’s deep distrust of government, critics say

  • Committee to investigate political and socio-economic causes of protest crisis – but few details given
  • Panel compared to Ferguson Commission in US – but detractors say solutions needed, not more studies
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Political scientist Joseph Chan in November 2018. Chan says the public has a trust problem with ‘one country, two systems’. Photo: Nora Tam
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