Carrie Lam

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Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive: has apologised for proposing legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/New York Times

Following a heady few weeks in Hong Kong where millions of protesters forced the government into a dramatic U-turn, eyes are now on Beijing as people (...)

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam during a press conference at government headquarters in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Photograph:  Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, offered a “sincere and solemn” apology to the people of her city, and hinted that she had effectively shelved(...)

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong, just released from jail,  addresses protesters demanding  the resignation of Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam outside he city’s legislature on Monday. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters

Hundreds of Hong Kong people gathered outside the city’s legislature on Monday to call for the resignation of chief executive Carrie Lam, as one of he(...)

 Protesters march to demand a complete withdrawal of an extradition Bill in Hong Kong. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

A sea of black coursed through Hong Kong’s skyscraper-lined streets on Sunday as an estimated two million protesters marched to demand chief executive(...)

Protesters hold placards as they attend a demonstration demanding Hong Kong’s leaders step down and withdraw the extradition Bill, in Hong Kong. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters

Before the mass street protests, the tear gas and the clashes with police, before the government went all out for legislation that could threaten Hong(...)

A placard is displayed during a protest following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters

Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely following widespread anger and violent prote(...)

Demonstratoras against the extradition bill are seen while police stand guard near the Legislative Council Complex in Hong Kong. Photograph: Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images

Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely. Ms Lam said in a press conference that she(...)

Hundreds of mothers protest against the amendments to the extradition law in Hong Kong on Friday, June 14th. Photograph: Vincent Yu/AP

One of Hong Kong’s most senior government advisers has said it is “impossible” to continue discussion of a controversial extradition Bill against a ba(...)

Riot police block demonstrators from approaching the legislative council building in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

Before the return of Hong Kong in July 1997 to the People’s Republic of China, the latter signed an international agreement in 1984 known as the Sino-(...)

A man walks past barriers surrounding the Legislative Council building after violent clashes during a protest against an extradition bill, in Hong Kong, China June 13th, 2019. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against a bill that would(...)

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