Breaking News: Hong Kong’s leader is backing down after huge protests and will suspend a bill allowing extraditions to China, her advisers said.
Hong Kong’s chief executive is preparing to indefinitely suspend her push to adopt a contentious extradition bill after consulting with her superiors in mainland China. | Read our story by +
Even a government carrying out the orders of China’s powerful dictatorship must sometimes succumb to popular pressure: Hong Kong chief executive drops the dangerous idea of allowing extradition to China’s lawless police and courts.
Somewhat good news. Let’s hope the protests continue, until the bill is entirely withdrawn. “Hong Kong’s Leader, Yielding to Protests, Suspends Extradition Bill”
Breaking: Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely
UPDATE: Backing down after days of huge street protests, Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, said on Saturday that she would indefinitely suspend a bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China.
Hong Kong’s Leader, Yielding to Protests, Suspends Extradition Bill Saying she "failed to convince the public" is quite the understatement
Inspiring, courageous resistance by the people of Hong Kong produces a respite. But this clearly is not over.
Finally, a bit of good news: Hong Kong’s Leader, Yielding to Protests, Suspends Extradition Bill I hope Xi Jinping absorbs the lesson that he has overreached, not the lesson that he should squish Hong Kong harder to avoid embarrassments.
After mass protests, Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam said she would indefinitely suspend a bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China
Flexibility and attention to public opinion can both be wise. via
An extraordinary victory for people power....for the moment.... Hong Kong’s Leader, Yielding to Protests, Suspends Extradition Bill