Hong Kong has given in to protests to an extradition bill that could have seen residents face trial in mainland China. DW meets an adviser to leader Carrie Lam, who sees no reason for her to go despite admitting failure.
Hong Kong's protest culture has been targeted by Beijing's security law. Experts say mass arrests during demonstrations this weekend show why the pro-democracy movement needs to adapt.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has announced a one-year delay to legislative elections, after 12 pro-democracy candidates were barred from the poll. Germany says it will suspend its extradition agreement with the city.
Hong Kong's legal system could not be expected to implement mainland laws, a Chinese official has said. Meanwhile, Hong Kong police have made its first arrest under the controversial new law.
Hong Kong's leadership has warned "radicals" against violating a new security law imposed by the Beijing on the territory. Police powers have also been expanded, including search and seizure without a warrant.
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