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
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

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