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Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is ‘dead’ after mass protests

Posted on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 12:38 PM | No Comments
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday (July 9) the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on...

Calm returns to Hong Kong after violent protests

Posted on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 06:36 PM | No Comments
Hong Kong’s legislative council complex has been declared a “crime scene” lawmakers said on Tuesday (July 2), hours after police used tear gas to clear protesters who had stormed the...

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters move barricades ahead of debate

Posted on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 11:47 PM | No Comments
Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday (June 12) as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill...

Hong Kong lawmakers double down on extradition bill following massive protest

Posted on Monday, 10 June 2019 10:59 PM | No Comments
Lawmakers and activists on Monday (June 10) doubled down on their call for Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to scrap or to postpone a proposed extradition law that would...

Clashes break out between Hong Kong police and anti-extradition law protesters

Posted on Monday, 10 June 2019 03:10 PM | No Comments
HONG KONG — Riot police surrounded Hong Kong’s parliament early on Monday (June 10) after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill descended into running clashes...