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# carrie-lam - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Hong Kong leader appointment violates democratic norms: EU foreign policy chief
# China
# China

Hong Kong leader appointment violates democratic norms: EU foreign policy chief

Updated May 8th 2022, 11:41 AM 14,127 Views 13 Comments

John Lee, who oversaw the crackdown on Hong Kong’s democracy movement, was appointed Hong Kong leader on Sunday by a small committee of Beijing loyalists.

# carrie-lam - Monday 4 April, 2022

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not seek second term
# China
# China

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not seek second term

Apr 4th 2022, 11:08 AM 9,281 Views 8 Comments

Lam’s five years in office saw massive pro-democracy protests and the implementation of a controversial national security law.

# carrie-lam - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Hong Kong to create more 'national security' crimes
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong to create more 'national security' crimes

Jan 12th 2022, 8:35 AM 8,152 Views 24 Comments

Chief Executive Carrie Lam made the announcement, but did not outline what the new crimes would be.

# carrie-lam - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election
# Protests
# Protests

Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election

Sep 6th 2020, 4:35 PM 16,513 Views 6 Comments

Hong Kong elections were due to have taken place today but were postponed for a year by the authorities.

# carrie-lam - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Hong Kong leader says coronavirus now spreading 'out of control'
# Carrie Lam
# Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader says coronavirus now spreading 'out of control'

Jul 19th 2020, 3:34 PM 96,343 Views 47 Comments

So far, 12 people have died after contracting the virus in Hong Kong – four in the last fortnight.

# carrie-lam - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Coveney raises concerns over new security law in Hong Kong as thousands defy ban on protests
# China
# China

Coveney raises concerns over new security law in Hong Kong as thousands defy ban on protests

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 10:35 PM 29,768 Views 61 Comments

Under the new law, certain political views and symbols became illegal overnight.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

China passes controversial Hong Kong security law after anti-government protests
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

China passes controversial Hong Kong security law after anti-government protests

Jun 30th 2020, 6:55 AM 9,388 Views 18 Comments

Human rights groups have warned the law could target opposition politicians.

# carrie-lam - Friday 15 May, 2020

Hong Kong watchdog says police only used force to protect their safety during pro-democracy protests
# Protests
# Protests

Hong Kong watchdog says police only used force to protect their safety during pro-democracy protests

May 15th 2020, 10:24 PM 8,235 Views 4 Comments

Although described as independent, the council is appointed by Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Hong Kong leader refuses to offer concessions as China State media bemoans election 'dirty tricks'
# Denial
# Denial

Hong Kong leader refuses to offer concessions as China State media bemoans election 'dirty tricks'

Nov 26th 2019, 7:05 AM 10,371 Views 10 Comments

Carrie Lam vowed to “engage the people” but stopped short of offering concessions to anti-government protesters.

# carrie-lam - Monday 25 November, 2019

Hong Kong leader to 'listen humbly' after pro-democracy parties crush opposition at local elections
# Carrie Lam
# Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader to 'listen humbly' after pro-democracy parties crush opposition at local elections

Nov 25th 2019, 7:03 AM 16,353 Views 9 Comments

The Labour Party in Hong Kong attributed to the victory to the “sweat, blood and tears” of protesters.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Families hold anxious vigil outside Hong Kong university as 100 protesters remain besieged
# Protesters
# Protesters

Families hold anxious vigil outside Hong Kong university as 100 protesters remain besieged

Nov 19th 2019, 7:08 AM 6,499 Views 7 Comments

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has called for a peaceful end to the siege.

# carrie-lam - Friday 15 November, 2019

Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests
# Death
# Death

Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests

Nov 15th 2019, 7:18 AM 9,916 Views 14 Comments

The 70-year-old man was hit on the head with a brick.

# carrie-lam - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed
# Protests
# Protests

Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed

Nov 10th 2019, 10:48 AM 8,495 Views 9 Comments

Hong Kong asked international experts to assist in reviewing the force’s response to protests.

# carrie-lam - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches

Updated Nov 2nd 2019, 11:17 AM 7,055 Views 9 Comments

Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Hong Kong 'won't rule out' Chinese help over protests
# Carrie Lam
# Carrie Lam

Hong Kong 'won't rule out' Chinese help over protests

Oct 8th 2019, 6:55 AM 7,200 Views 6 Comments

The financial hub has been gripped by four months of rallies.

# carrie-lam - Monday 9 September, 2019

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing

Sep 9th 2019, 8:37 AM 6,558 Views 20 Comments

Millions of Hong Kongers have protested in the past three months.

# carrie-lam - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue as extradition bill withdrawal slammed as 'too little, too late'
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue as extradition bill withdrawal slammed as 'too little, too late'

Sep 5th 2019, 7:30 AM 6,842 Views 5 Comments

Carrie Lam announced yesterday that she is scrapping the controversial extradition bill.

# carrie-lam - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill

Sep 4th 2019, 11:15 AM 10,733 Views 22 Comments

Withdrawing the bill is a key demands of protesters who have taken to the streets in their millions in recent weeks.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording
# Carrie Lam
# Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:21 AM 19,093 Views 8 Comments

A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in
# Mass Protests
# Mass Protests

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in

Updated Aug 13th 2019, 8:18 PM 35,617 Views 58 Comments

Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'
# Protests
# Protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'

Jul 9th 2019, 7:03 AM 7,326 Views 19 Comments

However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters
# Protests
# Protests

Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters

Jul 2nd 2019, 7:42 AM 5,116 Views 27 Comments

Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Hong Kong leader apologises for extradition crisis but refuses to resign
# Hong Kong Crisis
# Hong Kong Crisis

Hong Kong leader apologises for extradition crisis but refuses to resign

Jun 18th 2019, 3:05 PM 4,798 Views 3 Comments

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Sham apologised at a press conference today.

# carrie-lam - Monday 17 June, 2019

Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill
# Carrie Lam
# Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill

Jun 17th 2019, 7:52 AM 7,616 Views 22 Comments

Lam’s apology fell short of protester demands that she resign.

# carrie-lam - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law
# EXTRADITION BILL
# EXTRADITION BILL

Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law

Updated Jun 16th 2019, 11:35 AM 18,699 Views 27 Comments

Protesters are calling for the city’s leader Carrie Lam to step down; Lam apologised again today.

# carrie-lam - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests
# Carrie Lam
# Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests

Updated Jun 15th 2019, 8:30 AM 10,432 Views 15 Comments

More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.