A note expressing opposition to the extradition bill is seen in Admiralty, Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong

South Koreans rally to support Hong Kong protests against extradition bill

  • More than 20,000 Koreans sign a petition urging action from President Moon Jae-in as many remember their own history of protest
  • But debate has been fiery on university campuses, where Hong Kong and mainland Chinese students studying abroad have mixed views
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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A note expressing opposition to the extradition bill is seen in Admiralty, Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong
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Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
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SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Hong Kong’s extradition law mess: don’t blame Beijing, blame naive Carrie Lam

  • In underestimating the pushback from Hongkongers from all walks of life, the chief executive has shown a lack of political antennae
  • She could have avoided much of this quagmire had her government not bypassed proper procedures and, instead, consulted the public

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