Hong Kong breathes a sigh of relief as Carrie Lam announces dead extradition bill

Hong Kong breathes a sigh of relief as Carrie Lam announces dead extradition bill
July 9, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has stated the controversial bill that would have allowed extradition to the Chinese mainland “is dead.” In a press conference on Tuesday, Ms. Lam stated the government’s work on the bill had been a “total failure.” However, she stopped short of saying it had been withdrawn altogether, as protesters have been demanding. The bill had sparked weeks of unrest in the city, and the government…

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