Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced formal withdrawal of extradition bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced formal withdrawal of extradition bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will announce the formal withdrawal of the extradition bill on Wednesday, creating an atmosphere of unrest for months and putting the Chinese-controlled city in the.

Protests in the former British colony began in June over a bill that would have allowed extradition to mainland China, but has since become an impetus for greater democracy.

The South China Morning Post said it was not yet clear that Wednesday would help end the subsequent unrest.

The CEO did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng jumped after the report, rising 3.3 percent.

The real estate index also jumped 6 percent. The withdrawal of the bill was one of the main demands of the demonstrators. Lam stated earlier that Bell was “dead”, but did not return him.

Hong Kong returned to China under the “one country, two systems” formula, which does not allow it to have fun on the mainland as an independent system of freedom and protest, thus anger and creeping effect on the extradition bill.

In a closed-door meeting, Lam told the group that he now had “very limited space” to resolve the crisis, as unrest became an issue of China’s national security and sovereignty amid growing tensions with the US.

China condemned the protests and warned against affecting Hong Kong’s economy. BEIJING (Reuters) – China denied it was hopeless in Hong Kong’s affairs but again warned on Tuesday it would not stand idly by if unrest threatened China’s security and sovereignty.

Riot police on Tuesday used cloth bag rifles and pepper spray, both riot weapons, to remove protesters outside Mong Kok police station and outside Prince Edward Metro Station, with oxygen on their faces on a stretcher equipped with the mixture. Television footage shown.

Saying this is evidence of police brutality that they say is widespread and investigated should be known.

Police, which repeatedly denied the use of excessive force, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Hong Kong police are scheduled to hold a press conference at 4 pm (0800 GMT). Three people, aged between 21 and 42, were rushed to Quang Wa Hospital late on Tuesday, a hospital spokesman said.

The two were in stable condition, including the man who was extended outside the Prince Edward Station and was discharged from hospital.

Hong Kong returned to China under the “one country, two systems” formula, which does not allow it to have fun on the mainland as an independent system of freedom and protest, thus anger and creeping effect on the extradition bill.

BEIJING (Reuters) – China denied it was hopeless in Hong Kong’s affairs but again warned on Tuesday it would not stand idly by if unrest threatened China’s security and sovereignty.

China has regularly condemned the protests and warned against affecting Hong Kong’s economy.

Cathay Pacific Airways has been one of the largest corporate losses.

The Chinese aviation regulator sought to prevent employees from flying in their airspace if they participated in demonstrations or support. The airline closed at least 20, including pilots and crew.

The airline announced the resignation of chairman John Slosser on Wednesday after the departure of CEO Robert Hogg last month.

The disorders showed no signs of mitigation

Riot police used cloth bag rifles and used chili machine guns – riot weapons – to remove protesters outside Mong Kok police station and outside Prince Edward Metro Station, with a man carrying oxygen and his face, and television footage taken on a stretcher with a mask shown.

“We also urge the world to alert this strategy and not be deceived by Hong Kong and the Beijing government. They have not really accepted anything and are conducting a large-scale campaign.” conflict

The protests began with the Lam government’s efforts to enforce the extradition law, which was seen as another erosion of its freedom in Hong Kong compared to the mainland.

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After millions took him to the streets, Lam stopped efforts to pass the law, but protesters repeatedly refused to withdraw it.

The movement evolved into a wider campaign to include an independent investigation into the alleged police brutality against the instigators and an apology to the detainees.

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