Hong Kong leader to announce formal withdrawal of the extradition bill

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Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:59 am

mbattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is set to formally withdraw on Wednesday afternoon the much-despised extradition bill that sparked the nearly three-month long protest crisis now roiling the city, sources have told the Post.
The decision will mean that the government is finally acceding to one of the five demands of the protesters, who have taken to the streets over the past 13 weeks to voice not just their opposition to the legislation, but the overall governance of the city in demonstrations that have become increasingly violent.
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Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:26 pm

I think I just read that he, indeed, did withdraw the bill.

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