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 However, she stopped short of saying it had been withdrawn altogether, as protesters have been demanding.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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Hong Kong tensions continue:Police arrest six demonstrators

Hong Kong tensions continue:Police arrest six demonstrators
July 8, 2019

Police arrested six individuals throughout a demonstration in one of Hong Kong’s hottest tourist areas on Sunday, the place thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese guests about the political crisis that has rocked the city. Protest organizers mentioned 230,000 people marched by the streets of Kowloon, across the harbor from Hong Kong’s Central business district, within the latest wave of demonstrations in opposition to an extradition bill that…

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