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# carrie-lam - This year 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 14,133 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.

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 9,293 Views 8 Comments

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

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 8,164 Views 23 Comments

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

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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 16,520 Views 6 Comments

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

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 96,353 Views 47 Comments

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

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 29,771 Views 61 Comments

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

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 9,390 Views 18 Comments

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

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 8,246 Views 4 Comments

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

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 10,381 Views 10 Comments

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

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 16,359 Views 9 Comments

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

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 6,505 Views 7 Comments

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

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 9,927 Views 14 Comments

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

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 8,501 Views 9 Comments

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

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 7,061 Views 9 Comments

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

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 7,204 Views 6 Comments

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

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 6,569 Views 20 Comments

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

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 6,845 Views 5 Comments

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

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 10,741 Views 22 Comments

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

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 19,102 Views 8 Comments

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

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 35,627 Views 58 Comments

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

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 7,330 Views 19 Comments

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

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 5,121 Views 27 Comments

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

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 4,805 Views 3 Comments

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

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 7,632 Views 22 Comments

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

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 18,705 Views 27 Comments

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

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 10,436 Views 15 Comments

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