Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from June, 2019
A coalition of civil society groups has called for an independent investigation into the excessive use of force by police during the June 12 protests.
Having flouted due process and ignored public criticism of an extradition bill amendment that could put Hongkongers at serious risk, Chief Executive Carrie Lam is paying the price.
As the majority of protesters were peaceful and had not engaged with violent acts, a large number of civic groups slammed the “riot” label as ludicrous.
On the morning of June 12, protesters were able to postpone debate on the controversial extradition bill by the Legislative Council.
Protesters said the proposed amendments would make it easier for mainland China to cause the arrest of critics, dissidents, and even journalists in Hong Kong.
"Even though it is a crime to remember / The truth will find its courage to be told /The history that has happened will be revealed..."
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