Carrie Lam says the government is researching “fake news” to tackle “misinformation, hatred and lies” but has no timetable for the law, which comes after the imposition of a sweeping national security law in 2020.
Hong Kong student protestors plan to demonstrate in the city's tourist districts where dozens of visitors come from mainland China. With this move they want to show their grievances and explain why their opposition to the extradition bill.
The city's pro-Beijing leaders are pushing a bill through the legislature that would allow extraditions to any jurisdiction with which it does not already have a treaty — including mainland China for the first time.
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