Beijing Working On Plan To Dismiss Current Hong Kong Chief As Protests Continue - Reports
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 23rd October, 2019) Beijing is working on a plan to replace Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam, following months of violent protests, the Financial Times reported citing sources.
The rallies began over the proposed legislation on extradition and often turned violent. The extradition bill was scrapped but the protests continued. The police maintain that they use force proportionately and only in response to violent acts or unlawful behavior by the protesters.