Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the public during a community dialogue at Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Wan Chai. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sticks to her guns on police inquiry but vows no more protesters will be taken to San Uk Ling Holding Centre

  • Chief executive meets public in first community dialogue under tight security at Wan Chai’s Queen Elizabeth Stadium
  • Nearly half of those who asked questions focused on calls for a commission of inquiry into the use of force by police
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the public during a community dialogue at Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Wan Chai. Photo: Winson Wong
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Carrie Lam (centre) meets the public during her dialogue session at Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Wan Chai. Photo: Dickson Lee

Agony aunt or punching bag: Carrie Lam toggles both roles at first community dialogue as Hongkongers vent anger, reveal hurt feelings but also express love for home

  • Leader appeared taken aback at times by outpouring of emotion as participants aired their frustrations over failure to resolve political crisis
  • At the end, participants were divided over the effectiveness of the dialogue
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Carrie Lam (centre) meets the public during her dialogue session at Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Wan Chai. Photo: Dickson Lee
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