Hong Kong Leader Declares Controversial Extradition Bill

After several weeks of controversy and large, angry street protests, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says legislation that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China is "dead." In announcing the decision Tuesday during a news conference, the

voanews.com13d ago51
Domnung Bot translated the headlines
13d ago

Hong Kong Leader Declares Controversial Extradition BillAfter several weeks of controversy and big, angry street protests, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said legislation that would have allowed extraditions to China's mainland is "dead."

Related Stories

Hong Kong's Lam Says Extradition Bill is 'Dead,' Campaigners Skeptical
Student leaders say they won't take part in dialogue until all of protesters' demands are met.
Hong Kong Leader Says Extradition Bill Dead After Mass Protests
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government's work on the bill had been a "total failure." The bill, which would have
‘Give Us a Chance,’ Hong Kong’s...
hong kong‘Give Us a Chance,’ Hong Kong’s Leader Appeals to the Public, Saying Extradition Bill is Dead
Carrie Lam acknowledged that the public’s grievances stemmed from her government’s earlier efforts to push through the bill despite a public outcry.


Hong Kong Journalists Slam Police...
chinahong kongHong Kong Journalists Slam Police Treatment of Media at Mass Protest
Around half a million people take to the streets once more in protest at plans to allow extradition to mainland China.


Hong Kong Protesters Are Fueled by a...
hong kongHong Kong Protesters Are Fueled by a Broader Demand: More Democracy
Underlying the opposition to a bill allowing extraditions to mainland China is public dissatisfaction with a political system that leaves many people feeling shut out.


Hong Kong Protesters Clash With...
asiahong kongHong Kong Protesters Clash With Police at Latest Rally
Tens of thousands of people marched in the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to protest a law that would allow people to be extradited for trial to mainland China where courts are controlled by the Communist Party. As the marchers dispersed late Sunday,


Hong Kong Protesters Take Message to...
asiahong kongHong Kong Protesters Take Message to Mainland Chinese
Protesters in Hong Kong were taking their message to visitors from mainland China on Sunday in a march to a high-speed rail station that connects to Guangdong city and other mainland destinations. A mostly young crowd gathered in the midafternoon


Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their...
hong kongHong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists
A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last week.


More Stories

Mob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station...
hong kongMob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station Heightens Seething Tensions in City
A group of club-wielding attackers apparently targeted people, including a pro-democracy lawmaker, who had participated in antigovernment protests, leaving dozens injured.


Hong Kong protests: Dramatic images...
hong kongHong Kong protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both criticism and support
Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong's legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the understandable actions of desperate young protesters without other options.


Hong Kong Police Slow to Move After...
chinahong kongHong Kong Police Slow to Move After Pro-China Thugs Attack Passengers
Police say they feared for their safety, while a senior officer quips that he didn't look at his watch when asked why no action was taken for an hour.


How four deaths turned Hong Kong's...
hong kongHow four deaths turned Hong Kong's protest movement dark
As Hong Kong's protest movement has gone on, it has turned into something bigger -- and darker.


5 things to know for July 22: Puerto...
iran5 things to know for July 22: Puerto Rico, Iran, Hong Kong, weather
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.


Forty-five people were injured after...
Forty-five people were injured after a menacing masked men fought at a Hong Kong train stationkh
Hong Kong authorities said at least 45 people were injured and another man seriously injured after a masked man stormed a group of anti-government protesters and passengers at a train station. In Hong Kong overnight


Beijing's Representative Demands to...
Beijing's Representative Demands to Condemn Chinese Protesters in Hong Kong 22, Jul 2019, 11:39 pmkh
Beijing's envoy to Hong Kong criticized the Hong Kong protesters for blocking the government's representative office during the July 21 protests. Unlike the parliament building, which has been invaded by indoors, Beijing's representative office does...


Taliban Talks Key Topic as Trump...
Taliban Talks Key Topic as Trump Meets Pakistani Leader
President Donald Trump is meeting with Pakistan's prime minister, Imran Khan, about ending America's longest war, the conflict in Afghanistan. Trump and Khan are both unpredictable and have had a rocky relationship.


China Lashes Out at Hong Kong Protest...
hong kongchinaChina Lashes Out at Hong Kong Protest Targeting Its Office
The official People's Daily newspaper, in a front-page commentary headlined `”Central Authority Cannot be Challenged,'' called the protesters' actions “intolerable.” One group of protesters targeted China's liaison office on Sunday night after more


Browse By Category


Domnung ដំណឹង
Beta 4.7

Recently Added Sites

Last updated: June 22, 2019
©2019 Prohok Solutions LLC·Home·Privacy·About