Hong Kong’s highly unpopular leader Carrie Lam was heckled so much that she was unable to deliver her annual Policy Address on Wednesday in congress.
Call it a State of Disunion speech. It was pro-democracy lawmakers, not masked protestors, who disrupted this rare appearance by the city’s leader, known as the Chief Executive. Lam may have assumed she would receive at least a civil welcome in the congressional chambers, where she was due to set her agenda as the Legislative Council starts its session.
But she was wrong. She was targeted by laser pointers, told to step down, and met with jeering such as “Five Demands, Not One Less,” a slogan that was even projected on the wall of […]
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