Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill ‘is dead’

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill 'is dead' 1


Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a controversial extradition bill which spurred weeks of protest "is dead" — but stopped short of a formal withdrawal. #CNN #News

67 Comments on "Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill ‘is dead’"

  1. Jeremy Gregorio | July 8, 2019 at 11:50 PM | Reply

    Wow. Amazing. Let this be a lesson to anyone that says politics is hopeless

  2. Did they ever think of giving the police Pepsi?

  3. Richard Ralph Roehl | July 9, 2019 at 12:04 AM | Reply

    Needless to say… Carrie Lam’s ‘credit score’ probably crashed. She won’t be able to buy a pack of gum.

  4. MontrealMUFC | July 9, 2019 at 12:13 AM | Reply

    Well done, people of Hong Kong!

    More battles will come, but today is your day. Enjoy this victory.

  5. if only people in the US would do the same, lawmakers would be reminded who they actually work for.

    • WelcomeTo Life | July 9, 2019 at 8:54 AM | Reply

      Lol what. They earn so much to not care about petty stuff anymore. They already set for life and the next 2 generations.

    • @WelcomeTo Life Yeah you’re right, Americans are fine, have been for years and years. Every country has it’s problems but I don’t see any major issues. You can complain about Trump but they voted for him in the first place so can’t complain too much.

    • @WelcomeTo Life more like 20 generations. But the point is, people DO hold power, over government and over corporations. However, because of brain washing they will now fight to protect the rights of the abusers.

    • Anal Prober Billy | July 9, 2019 at 12:25 PM | Reply

      We fight amongst ourselves too much to come together as a Collective force,it seems we would rather harm and kill each other over different view points instead of actually taking action against our political powers🤷‍♂️😢

  6. Hong Kong, you are truly amazing.

  7. The bill is dead for now… Keep vigilant Hong Kong, keep vigilant.

    • Ching Ching | July 9, 2019 at 9:51 AM | Reply


    • Ching Ching | July 9, 2019 at 9:52 AM | Reply


    • @Tommy Kwong This will force Mainland to implement one country one system. CCP is making progress! Amen!

    • @Tommy Kwong she’s speaking the truth. Her boss Xi knows she’s faithful and loyal to the CCP that’s why she’s there. Us hongkongers support her!

  8. LOL the comments are full of ccp trolls. She didn’t say the bill is withdraw. Dead doesn’t have any legal meaning.

    • Chengzhi Zhang | July 9, 2019 at 4:12 AM | Reply

      @brid101286 Spoiled presumptuous wankers. You need a good spanking from papa CCP, and all will be good.

    • Oldshoes the government is not a fucking poet. Only legit legal terms have meanings, and we will accept nothing else.

    • @Chengzhi Zhang You CCP Troll’s are sounding increasingly desperate

  9. CJusticeHappen21 | July 9, 2019 at 1:56 AM | Reply

    Love and Pride in the great people of Hong Kong. Don’t settle for anything less than you heroes deserve!

  10. Shaka Sherwood | July 9, 2019 at 2:23 AM | Reply

    Those protest organizers have courage and the world owes them congratulations (and support.)

  11. Protest works!!!! What’s democracy without the ability to protest?

    • Exactly right! Americans should wake up! Take note of Hong Kong’s citizens’ bravery and determination. Unfortunately, voting does not guaranty that your voice is heard. When citizens witness their government tearing down democracy they must rally and protest!

  12. “is dead” has no legal meaning, only “withdrawal” has it. Carrie Lam is still trying to mislead or deceive the citizens and the foreign media.

  13. Totoro P J. Fung | July 9, 2019 at 3:05 AM | Reply

    I am quite sure some words are hidden by Carrie Lam.
    The bill is dead till the end of 2020, and will consider to submit the bill again when the new legislative council members elected (election will be held in 2020)

    Yet, ”dead” is not a formal wording used in Legco, either ”postpone” or ”withdrawn” should be used to describe a bill paused or termination respectively.

    • Totoro P J. Fung | July 9, 2019 at 6:36 AM | Reply


      what happen next is the extradition bill, Comtempt of Cop (辱警罪), Anti-mask Law, will be submitted to the Legco, and the legislation will be done smoothly and ”effectively”

    • Totoro P J. Fung not even “postponed” carries legal meaning, if I remember correctly. And yes, I believe there are some hidden agenda behind her words.

    • WelcomeTo Life | July 9, 2019 at 8:55 AM | Reply

      They just wait for the protest to end. Eventually you guys will need to eat and pay the bill.

    • @Totoro P J. Fung the greatest bay will cover all of that, the system of everyone citizens in hk Macau will have a score (社會信用評分制) in 3 years,even anyone who have came HK before, and that is the truly end day of HK

  14. Dead is not equal to withdrawal !!
    From Hongkonger

  15. Fun fact , all of the “leaders” sent their children to US/UK/EU/AUS .

  16. the CCP government never keep their word. Hong Kong needs democracy, now!

  17. I am a HongKongers.
    We can’t agree carrie lam talking about extradition bill have been dead.
    In our legislation system, only have postpone and withdraw. Dead and suspend is not existence. In fact,
    Legislative Council not any process or plan to kill the china extradition bill when carrie lam said that the extradition bill is “dead”
    so, the “extradition bill is dead” is public relations

    • @Quantic Fyre – Well, SUPPOSEDLY he was an ISIS fighter. Even though we illegally invaded Iraq, yet million Iraqi families whos son’s died at the hands of illegal invasion don’t get justice anyway. But my point is extradition and preventive measures.

    • 香港人加油

    • @Rachel Chiu 可耻国家? 没听过,查了一下。
      我们中国曾经还被成为东亚病夫呢,而现在呢?还有谁这么叫我们? 现在我们已是第二大经济体,不就将超过美国成为世界第一大经济体,你怎么不说这些?

    • @Rachel Chiu 我不是说了吗,我承认中国的人权不好。有待改善。而且中国的国际影响力日夜加深。

  18. Andrew Chi Kong Wong | July 9, 2019 at 3:35 AM | Reply

    ‘Dead’ does not mean anything for a bill legally, we need full WITHDRAWAL!!!!

  19. ycchan527 ycchan527 | July 9, 2019 at 4:12 AM | Reply

    HongKonger shout on withdraw the bill , so naive to said (dead),actually dead can be rebirth .

  20. THE GANG STARS | July 9, 2019 at 4:20 AM | Reply

    It can’t be really dead until it’s buried and never to return 🙂

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