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Hong Kongers Yearn for Stability After a Year of Chaos, Says Carrie Lam

By Kyodo News 10 June 2020

HONG KONG—Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that the people of Hong Kong yearn for a return to normality after a year of social unrest sparked by a failed attempt to pass a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China.

On the first anniversary of a mass protest that kick-started the territory’s anti-government movement, Lam said there is a lesson for all to learn, namely that “Hong Kong cannot bear chaos.”

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