Hong Kong cannot afford more protest 'chaos', says leader
Tuesday, 9 June 2020 Hong Kongleader Carrie Lam warned on Tuesday that the Chinese-ruled city cannot afford further "chaos" as activists marked a year of pro-democracy rallies with lunchtime protests in several shopping malls.
Hong Kong's national security law imposed by Beijing last week was not "doom and gloom" for the city, its leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday (July 7), adding it was untrue to say she was not privy to any of its details before they were announced.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has defended China's approval of a contentious national security law that will allow authorities to crack down on subversive and secessionist activity in Hong Kong, during a speech to the UN Human Rights Council.
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China opened its new national security office in Hong Kong on Wednesday, turning a hotel near a city-center park that has been one of the most popular venues for pro-democracy protests into its new headquarters. Libby Hogan reports.
For many who were critical of the Chinese government, Hong Kong was a convenient place to be. But according to CNN, that bolthole is quickly closing, as China says that they can now be arrested there,..