Chaos as Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam tries to give ‘state of the union’

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to suspend her annual policy address after being heckled in the city’s parliament. Opposition lawmakers disrupted the session by shouting and projecting slogans from the start of her speech. After a first interruption, the session briefly resumed to only be interrupted again. It was then adjourned a second time. Hong Kong has experienced months of anti-government protests. Parliament resume today for the first time since it was stormed by protesters in July. The assembly was expected to officially withdraw the extradition bill that sparked the protests.

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