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‘We are duty-bound’: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defends extradition bill despite ‘million-strong’ protest

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has defended a controversial extradition bill whilst dismissing claims she received instructions from Beijing to implement the law. Her comments come a day after the largest protest in Hong Kong since the 1997 Handover. Sunday’s largely peaceful “million-strong” march saw Hong Kong Island come to standstill as protesters demanded Lam step down […]