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HONG KONG — Protesters poured into the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday with renewed determination and a lengthening list of demands, rejecting the government’s retreat on a contentious extradition bill and extending the political crisis gripping the semiautonomous territory. Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, shelved the bill on Saturday and followed that up …

The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday as outrage over the legislation continues to boil over. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the people with  “utmost sincerity and humility” after massive crowds jammed the …

A wave of protesters hundreds of thousands strong, most dressed in black and many carrying white flowers of mourning, have swept through central Hong Kong to denounce a controversial extradition law and demand the city’s leader, Carrie Lam, steps down. They poured in from all over the city, in numbers so large that the march …

Hongkongers marched in their thousands on Sunday to call for the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill, despite the government on Saturday stating that it would postpone its plans. As night fell, demonstrators occupied roads around government headquarters and legislature, in a repeat of the tactics seen during the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement. Harcourt Road. Photo: Anthony Wallace/AFP. …

Protesters attend a demonstration demanding Hong Kong’s leaders to step down. Tyrone Siu/Reuters The atmosphere at the protest has so far been relaxed, with little sign of the violence that marred Wednesday’s demonstrations. But there is still clear anger towards the city’s police force. On seeing police vans travel over the crowd on a bridge …

Large numbers of protesters began to gather in the city’s Victoria Park just after midday Sunday, donning black and wearing white ribbons on their chests. Many carried bunches of white flowers to honor a man who died after falling from a building on Saturday while holding banners opposing the extradition bill. “We buy the white …

Protesters bring multiple grievances to the streets. Thousands of people opposed to a proposed extradition bill marched through Hong Kong on Sunday, a day after the government said it would postpone voting on the legislation. Far from placating the protesters, the delay energized them and they expanded their list of demands. Among other things, demonstrators …

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Saturday announced the government would suspend debate on a controversial extradition bill that had prompted massive protests in the former British colony. “We decided that it was important to return society to peace,” Lam told reporters, referring to the huge demonstrations. Hong Kong’s Chief Executive …

Hong Kong’s government has suspended a controversial extradition law bill until further notice after months of protest and criticism.  At a 3pm press conference, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said pro-Beijing lawmakers had urged the government to delay the bill, and said Taiwan had made it clear it would not receive the murder suspect whose …

HONG KONG — 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. It was a remarkable reversal for Mrs. Lam, the leader installed by Beijing in 2017, who had vowed to ensure the …