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Hong Kong leader says divisive extradition law will be 'suspended'


Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented protests.

"The government has decided to suspend the legislative ammendment exercise," chief executive Carrie Lam told reporters.

Published : June 15, 2019

By : Agence France-Presse Hong Kong