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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong chief signals revival of extradition bill is unlikely

Carrie Lam apologizes in person, asks for 'another chance'

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a press conference in Hong Kong on June 18. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam suggested on Tuesday that a controversial extradition proposal is likely to expire next year as she issued her second apology for turmoil stemming from the plan. Many residents have expressed fears that the bill could undermine the city's independent judiciary and autonomy.

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