Repeated resistance against Beijing initiatives meant changes to Hong Kong’s political system were necessary, Carrie Lam said on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Repeated resistance against Beijing initiatives meant changes to Hong Kong’s political system were necessary, Carrie Lam said on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Changes to Hong Kong electoral system a long time coming, Carrie Lam says, citing nearly two decades of protests

  • Pointing to resistance to Beijing initiatives stretching back to 2003, city leader applauds officials’ ‘courage and determination to make things right’
  • Lam adds she believes recent declaration that ‘patriots’ must run city will not affect the role of foreigners working in the judiciary

Repeated resistance against Beijing initiatives meant changes to Hong Kong’s political system were necessary, Carrie Lam said on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Repeated resistance against Beijing initiatives meant changes to Hong Kong’s political system were necessary, Carrie Lam said on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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