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Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020

Extradition bill

Oct 23, 2019 12:45
The rallying cry of the protesters, who have trashed public buildings in the Chinese-ruled city, set street fires and thrown petrol bombs at police, has been “five demands, not one less”, meaning the withdrawal of the bill make no difference. read more
Sep 04, 2019 12:36
The protests in the former British colony began in June over the bill, which would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, but have since evolved into a push for greater democracy. read more
Jun 16, 2019 19:12
Lam’s statement came after hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong dressed in black to demand that she steps down, a day after she suspended the extradition bill. read more
Jun 15, 2019 20:57
Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam earlier on Friday suspended the proposed law, which had triggered massive protests, and police retaliation. across the financial hub last week. read more
Jun 15, 2019 14:02
The city’s pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam has come under huge pressure to abandon the controversial legislation, including from her own political allies and advisers. read more
Jun 13, 2019 15:15
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang Thursday said the largely peaceful protests were “an act that undermines Hong Kong’s stability.” read more
Jun 11, 2019 10:38
The city was plunged into a fresh political crisis after hundreds of thousands took to the streets to thwart the proposed law. read more
Jun 10, 2019 16:21
Striking a defiant tone after the city’s largest protest since the 1997 handover, chief executive Carrie Lam said the legislature would debate the bill on Wednesday as planned, rejecting calls to delay or withdraw the law. read more