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Carrie Lam LIVE: Hong Kong leader warns legal action against 'riots'; not withdrawing extradition bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said on Tuesday said she had heard the people "loud and clear" and apologised again for recent upheaval after some of the most violent protests in the city against an extradition bill that she had promoted.

The bill would allow case-by-case extraditions to mainland China and despite its postponement, about two million people spilt on to the streets on Sunday, demanding Lam scrap the bill entirely and step down


China | Devdiscourse News Desk
Updated: 18-06-2019 15:26 IST Created: 18-06-2019 13:47 IST
18-06-2019 03:26:45 PM

Executive Council Secretariat issues statement in support of Carrie Lam

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18-06-2019 02:28:55 PM

Conference ends, Carrie Lam has ruled out resignation and withdrawal of extradition bill

Carrie Lam has not offered to resign, withdraw the bill or give assurance that the protesters won't be charged with rioting, as the conference concludes. 

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18-06-2019 02:24:53 PM

Carrie Lam defends police but says authorities will investigate complaints

Lam has said that Hong Kong expects it's security forces to "act" and has defended the police amid complaints of use of excessive force. Hong Kong leader however said that the current mechanism to file complaints against the police is "reliable" and authorities will investigate any cases filed through that mechanism.

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18-06-2019 02:05:03 PM

Carrie Lam warns legal action against protesters who resorted to violence

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned that protesters that resorted to violence during protests on June 12 will face legal action.

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18-06-2019 02:01:13 PM

Carrie Lam unlikely to resign; says rest of term will be 'tough'

Carrie Lam has apologized for the massive protests that broke out against extradition bill but stopped short of scrapping the bill. She also downplayed the demand of her resignation, saying the rest of her term will be "tough".

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18-06-2019 01:56:03 PM

Hong Kong leader apologizes but holds back on withdrawing extradition bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday said she had heard the people "loud and clear" and apologised again for recent upheaval after some of the most violent protests in the city against an extradition bill that she had promoted.

But she has stopped short of withdrawing the bill completely.

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