Listen: Hong Konghong Kong And Carrie Lam discussed on Morning Edition
"Well king this morning under pressure from demonstrators. Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam apologized for how she's handled a debate over recent Bill on extradition, but she did not resign which protesters had demanded for the past two weeks. Millions of people there have been out in the streets to protest this law. That would allow Hong Kong residents to be extradited to mainland China. They say their freedom is at stake and understand why they say that it helps to understand recent history for more than a century. Hong Kong was a British colony. It was given back to China in nineteen ninety seven with the promise that people in Hong Kong could enjoy political freedoms for another fifty years"